UCHC Advance Practice Nurse Full Time SWSP

College of South Jersey
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$150
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Advance Practice Nurse Full Time SWSP

Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Nursing Department UCHC-Ph-South Woods State Prison Overview

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.

We Care. We Teach. We Heal. We Improve.

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.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Full Time Advanced Practice Nurse for Southwoods State Prison, located in Bridgeton, NJ.

The Advanced Practice Nurse ensures that the total health needs of inmates within New Jersey Department of Corrections are met, including adolescents (16 to 18 years), adults (18-64 years), and geriatrics (65+).

  • Utilizes the medical model to meet a variety of healthcare needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus.
  • Responds to and initiates care for medical emergencies throughout the assigned sites.
  • Works with a variety of healthcare professionals and corrections officers in a correctional environment providing health services to inmates.
  • Serves as Administrator of Nursing Services, with clinical supervision provided by the Medical Director.
  • Provides basic medical services under a collaborating licensed physician.
  • Provides direct and indirect basic medical care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the inmate within the framework established by New Jersey Department of Corrections.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement

    This position is a fully onsite arrangement.

    FLSA Exempt Grade 09 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 123523.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 149917.000 Annual Maximum Salary 168920.000 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description HPAE, Local 5089 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.

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


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university nurse practitioner program with current Certification/Licensure.
  • BSN required.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
  • Current Certificate as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in nursing or related health field.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. Ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential, extensive reading required, extended sitting and/or standing is required. Ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes, and pulls. Lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, and intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities.

    Special Conditions

    Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0477

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

    Southwoods State Prison, located in Bridgeton, NJ

    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:// uhr.rutgers.edu/non- discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you currently certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the New Jersey Board of Nursing?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you currently CPR Certified?
  • yes
  • no
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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