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UCHC Department Nurse Manager GSYCF
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 01/19/2022
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Department Nurse Manager GSYCF
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Infectious Diseases/Geographic Medicine
Department UCHC-Ph-Grdn St Yth Corr Facility
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, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Department Nurse Manager for Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, located in Yardville, New Jersey. 
The Department Nurse Manager 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. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
* Assists in interpreting and translating the theoretical concepts of nursing into the delivery of nursing services for adults (18 to 64 years) and geriatrics (65+) inmates within the Department of Corrections. 
* Assists in the participation of the structuring of organized nursing services. 
* Implements nursing functions within the context of UCHC
* Participates in the development or revision of policies and procedures as assigned. 
* Uses information systems to retrieve, implement and retain essential records and services. 
* Assists with orientations and development of self, staff and nursing students
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 40
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 03S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 87882.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 111192.000
Annual Maximum Salary 134503.000
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description Non-Union
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.

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

Minimum Education and Experience
* Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN). 
* Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing with a license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of New Jersey. 
* A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible nursing experience, one (1) year of which shall been in specialty area of services.
* Computer literate. 
* CPR Certifiication
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Bachelor’s degree in a nursing related field is highly desirable for Department Nurse Managers assigned to physical health services. 
* Master’s degree in a nursing related field is highly desirable for Department Nurse Managers assigned to mental health units.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
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 and/or standing is required. Ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes, and pulls. Lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, and intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities. Hearing is essential, ability to speak clearly is required, required to travel within the state, ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions and take on call responsibilities
Special Conditions
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.

Posting Number 21ST3326
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, located in Yardville, NJ

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