Licensed Practical Nurse

Rutgers University
June 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$260
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Nursing Department UBHC-Supported Housing Overview

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC's 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey.

Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Community Based Services within Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC). Under direction of the Clinician Supervisor, the LPN will provide medical-focused support services, including wellness education and support, to individuals with mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses, in their homes and other community-based settings in accordance with all relevant program requirements.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Promotes health and safety through the provision of education about medication, Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT), HIV/STD, physical health promotion, and other medical topics to promote wellness and recovery.
  • Completes all documentation as required by program.
  • Completes all forms, correspondence and reports necessary to secure resources for individuals served.
  • Effectively contributes to and supports an environment that enhances the positive self image of individuals served and preserves their human dignity.
  • Actively and enthusiastically participates and contributes to team discussions.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 2150 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 28.710 Annual Mid Range Salary 29.210 Annual Maximum Salary 30.090 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Teamsters, Local 97 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility PERS


    Minimum Education and Experience


  • Licensed Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to use computer to document services and enter data.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of related experience.
  • Community based outreach experience.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Transport of individuals served in state vehicles.
  • Lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Special Conditions

  • Must possess own vehicle for use to outreach individuals served.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call coverage as assigned.
  • Work schedule may include off business hours shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST0343

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City State Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Certifications/Licenses
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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