UCHC Mental Health Clinician II NSP

Rutgers University
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$150
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Mental Health Clinician II NSP

Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare Department UCHC-Edna Mahan-Correction-Outpat 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) has opening for a Mental Health Clinician II for Northern State Prison, located in Newark, NJ.

The Mental Health Clinician II 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 multi-axial diagnoses with precision and accuracy by the end of the evaluation sessions.
  • Makes clinically based decisions regarding appropriateness for treatment, as well as preferred treatment modality.
  • Provides psychological testing and evaluations of referred adult inmates ages 18 and up.
  • Provides direct clinical and administrative supervision as assigned to staff and trainees.
  • Collects, maintains and provides management information and data as required by the supervisor.
  • Shows leadership and initiative in support of the overall UCHC mission
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week 37.50 Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement

    This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.

    FLSA Exempt Grade 25S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 67917.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 82194.000 Annual Maximum Salary 96465.000 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

  • Master's Degree in Psychology or directly related mental health discipline, trained in psychological testing and measurement plus two (2) years post master's experience in mental health field or Doctorate in Psychology.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensure in mental health field (e.g.: Licensed Associate Counselor LAC, Licensed Professional Counselor LPC, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor LCADC is preferred
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. Extended sitting and/or standing are required. Ability to move from unit to unit within residential facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds. Ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions.

    Special Conditions

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

    Posting Number 22ST3492

    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 ().

  • Do you have a Master's Degree in Psychology or directly related mental health discipline plus two (2) years post Master's experience, or a Doctorate in Psychology?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you trained in psychological testing and measurement?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a valid driver's license and possess your own vehicle or alternate means of transportation for use to reach the individuals served?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Certifications/Licenses
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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