Rutgers University UCHC Staff Nurse JJC in New Brunswick, New Jersey
University Correctional Health Care (UCHC), operating within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated to excellence in providing physical, mental health, dental and sex offender treatment services to those involved in the criminal and juvenile justice systems in New Jersey. UCHC operates with a total budget of $150 million and approximately 1,100 staff serving roughly 20,500 inmates in twelve adult correctional facilities, 400 residents in fourteen JJC locations, and 1,000 individuals in ten state parole board offices. We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care informed by research within correctional environments.
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Staff Nurse for the Juvenile Justice Commission, located in Jamesburg, New Jersey. The Staff Nurse utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs, with ambulatory care as a primary focus.
Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.
Functions are guided by nursing protocols. Functions as a team leader, as assigned.
Demonstrates competency in assessment and identification of the physical health of adults (18 to 25 years), all population groups and their personal strengths.
Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems.
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
Minimum Education and Experience
- Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN).
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a correctional setting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Juvenile Justice Commission in shared office environments, ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential, extensive reading required, extended sitting is required, ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities. Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls, intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities, manual dexterity and mobility for charting, lifting of up to 50 pounds, hearing and sight are essential, may be required to travel within the state and the ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions
- Must be approved by the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) and adhere to all JJC requirements
Recruitment/Posting Title: UCHC Staff Nurse JJC
Job Category: Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing
Department: UCHC-JJC - Secure Care Bordentown
Position Status: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Annual Minimum Salary: 26.930
Annual Mid Range Salary: 32.320
Annual Maximum Salary: 37.710
Standard Hours: 40.00
Union Description: HPAE, Local 5135
Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment: Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility: ABP
Posting Number: 18ST1214
Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus: Off Campus
Location Details: Juvenile Justice Commission, located in Jamesburg, NJ