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UCHC Physician Specialist Per Diem JJC

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Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Physician Specialist Per Diem JJC
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Physician
Department UCHC-JJC - Secure Care Bordentown
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 Per-Diem Physician Specialist for the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) Facility located in Bordentown, New Jersey. The Physician Specialist is responsible for providing medical services to the residents of the Juvenile Justice Commission, that is consistent with the community standards of care.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
* Reports to the assigned Secure Care Program and community Residential Home at designated hours to examine referred patients.
* Provides emergency, routine medical care, preventive medical care, and education to patients.
* Assures implementation and ongoing status of on-site chronic clinics.
* Prescribes medications from the formulary for resident’s healthcare needs.
* Provides services in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control infection guidelines, Federal, State and local laws and the Quality Improvement Program standards.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $120.00/hr.
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 1.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://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.

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new 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 employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine . Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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


Minimum Education and Experience
* Experienced in a primary care specialty.
* Licensed physician in the State of New Jersey.
* Current DEA registration, CDS and CPR certifications.
* Must be Board Certified and qualified by the state laws/regulations to practice medicine.
* Valid Driver’s License is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Juvenile Justice Commission in shared office environments. Ability to type and use a computer to enter in the Electronic Medical Records. The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, and your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, Can quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions. Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities. Manual dexterity and mobility for charting (typing). Ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions.
Ability to function in a fast paced environment and relate well to the patients, security staff and health care team members. Ability to work in a secure environment with adults, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening and assaultive behaviors. Ability to handle emergency and crisis situations. Incumbent must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. 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 and vibrations and moving mechanical parts. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
Special Conditions
* Must possess own vehicle or alternate means of transportation from one site to another.
* Must be approved by the Juvenile Justice Commission and adhere to all JJC requirements.

Posting Details

Posting Number 21ST1515
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
Juvenile Justice Commission Facility located in Bordentown, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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

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