UCHC Forensic Mental Health Clinician Part Time NSP

College of South Jersey
March 19, 2023
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Forensic Mental Health Clinician Part Time NSP

Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare Department UCHC-Northern State-Outpatient 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 (UCHC) is seeking a Forensic Mental Health Clinician for the Northern State Prison located in Newark, New Jersey. Reporting to the Clinician Supervisor, the Forensic Mental Health Clinician completes specialized psychological testing and assessment of clinical needs of adult inmates sentenced to the Department of Corrections.

Among the key duties for this position are the following:

  • Arrives at DSM IV diagnoses with precision and accuracy through psychological testing and evaluation sessions.
  • Provides crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy and psycho-education programming as clinically indicated to assigned inmates.
  • Involves inmates and Department of Corrections staff in developing achievable and understandable psychosocial treatment plans.
  • Advocates for appropriate resources for inmates based on assessed needs.
  • Manages caseload demands effectively while considering both qualities of care and the security needs of the Department of Corrections.
  • Assumes overall case management responsibilities for assigned inmates including coordination of treatment and liaison with community agencies; maintains appropriate inmate records.
  • Demonstrates competency in psychological testing and in recognizing the unique needs and behaviors of adult inmates and seniors.
  • May be required to travel within the state.
  • On-call responsibilities.
  • Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.
  • Position Status Part Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 28S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 79596.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 96578.000 Annual Maximum Salary 113565.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description CWA 1040 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

  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology, trained in psychological testing and measurement.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • Requires an unrestricted permit to practice psychology in New Jersey (license) by the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiner.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology, experience and training in psychological testing and measurement.
  • Note: Psychologists at a Master's Level with experience in testing, are eligible for Mental Health Clinician II positions. The duties would otherwise be comparable to this position. Please see the Rutgers Job Board for any potential openings for UCHC Mental Health Clinician II.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Computer literacy. 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. Lifting of up to 10 pounds.

    Special Conditions

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

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0472

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

    Northern State Prison, located in Newark, 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?
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Ph.D.
  • Do you have an unrestricted permit to practice psychology in New Jersey (license) by the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiner?
  • Yes
  • No
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