UCHC Physician Specialist II NJSP

Rutgers University
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$150
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Physician Specialist II NJSP

Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Physician Department UCHC-Ph-New Jersey 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 (UCHC) is seeking a Physician Specialist II for the New Jersey State Prison Facility located in Trenton, New Jersey. The Physician II is responsible for providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections, which are consistent with community standards of care.

Among the key duties for this position are the following:

  • Reports to the assigned State Prison at designated hours to examine referred patients.
  • Provides emergency care, routine medical care, preventive care, and education to patients.
  • Refers patients to appropriate Physician consults.
  • In conjunction with the site Medical Director, prescribes medications from the formulary for inmate's healthcare needs.
  • Utilizes universal precautions when providing any invasive procedure for diagnostic or routine studies.
  • Participates in development of in-service programs and maintains public relations with other healthcare disciplines.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 01S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 31025.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 212216.500 Annual Maximum Salary 393408.000 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Non-Union 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

  • Experienced in a primary care specialty.
  • Consideration to interview will also be given to applicants who are completing residency training. Documentation of completing approved specialty training must be provided prior to the commencement of employment.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • Licensed physician in the State of New Jersey.
  • Board certified, eligible, or qualified by the state laws/regulations to practice medicine.
  • Current DEA registration.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Consideration to interview will also be given to applicants who have not yet obtained all required licensure or board eligibility. Documentation of all required licensure and board eligibility must be provided prior to the commencement of employment.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer literacy.
  • Preferred Qualifications Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. Ability to speak clearly and proficiently is essential, extensive reading, sitting is required. Ability to move from unit to unit within the Correctional facilities. Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities. Manual dexterity and mobility for charting (typing). Lifting and pulling up to 50 pounds. The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Hearing is essential. Ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with adults, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening and assaultive behaviors. Physician must be able to function in a stressful environment and relate well to the patients, security staff and health care team members. Handle emergency and crisis situations. Incumbent must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Possibility of cuts, burns, bruises, strains. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.

    Special Conditions

  • Must possess own vehicle or have alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
  • Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.
  • On call responsibilities.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST2307

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

    New Jersey State Prison Facility located in Trenton, 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 vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. 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 ().

  • Are you a licensed physician in the State of New Jersey?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you currently posses DEA and CDS Registration and BLS certification?
  • 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
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Certifications/Licenses
  • Certifications/Licenses (2)
  • CPR Certification
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