Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title UCHC Department Nurse Manager FT EMCFW
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Nursing Department UCHC-Ph-Edna Mahan Corr Facility 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.
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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.
Performs supervisory responsibilities for nurses across shifts on an assigned unit(s) at a facility on a consistent basis. Collaborates with physicians, other health care personnel and interdepartmental personnel to ensure that the mission and objectives of the facility's health program are realized. Maintains the standards of nursing practice/care and actualizes the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Nursing Service to staff, inmates and families. Implements and directs nursing function within the context of each Unit. Assists the unit nurses in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating unit activities which contribute to the quality of care of adult (18 to 64 years), and geriatric (65+) inmates in a safe and therapeutic environment. Participates and provides leadership in quality assurance and quality improvement activities and provides training to staff and correctional officers.
Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 03S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 90079.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 113972.000 Annual Maximum Salary 137866.000 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits
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Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Minimum Education and Experience
Graduation from a state accredited school of nursing A minimum of two (2) years of progressively more responsible nursing experience
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey Must have valid driver's license
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements. Employees will be subject to and must comply with all security regulations and procedures of NJ Department of Corrections and the assigned facility(ies) including, but not limited to sign in logs or electronic time clocks, searches of person and property, etc. Violations of NJ Department of Corrections and/or being banned by the Department of Corrections to work at a NJ Department of Corrections' facility are grounds for a disciplinary action and potential termination.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. One (1) year in a specialty area of services preferred.
computer, medical equipment, copier
Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentPHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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 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, ability to speak clearly is required, may be required to travel within the state. ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precaution an on-call responsibilitiesWORK ENVIRONMENT:
Able to function in a stressful environment and relates well to patients, security staff and healthcare team members. A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with adult inmates, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening behavior. Risk of body fluid exposure. Must be able to maneuver around architectural barriers and obstructions found in a prison environment. Could be exposed to fumes, toxics, outdoor weather conditions, vibrations, moving mechanical parts and loud noises. Individual must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Posting DetailsPosting Number 23ST0189
Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Off Campus City Clinton State NJ Location Details
Edna Mahan Correctional Facility fro Women
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