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UCHC Physician Specialist I (Medical) FT SWSP
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 Physician Specialist I (Medical) FT SWSP
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Physician
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 University Correctional Health Care (UCHC) is seeking a full-time Physician Specialist I for the South Woods State Correctional Facility, located in Bridgeton, New Jersey. Under the direction of the Medical and Health Services Director, the Physician Specialist I is responsible for providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections, which are consistent with community standards of care. This position serves as a liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside of the system and be available to provide on-call services. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
* Serves as the Medical Director of the site and supervises other Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners at 
the site. 
* Reports to the assigned state prison at designated hour to examine referred patients. 
* Provides emergency care, routine medical care, preventive medical care and education to patients. 
* Assures implementation and ongoing status of on-site chronic clinics. 
* Refers patients to appropriate Physician consults. 
* Prescribes medications from the formulary for the inmate’s healthcare needs.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 01S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 27236.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 115117.000
Annual Maximum Salary 345350.000
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
* Experienced in a primary care specialty.
* Licensed physician in the State of New Jersey. 
* DEA and CDS Certified 
* Board certified, eligible, or 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
Special Conditions
* Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements. 
* Must possess own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.

Posting Number 21ST1472
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
South Woods State Correctional Facility located in Bridgeton, NJ

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