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UCHC Licensed Practical Nurse Per Diem EJSP
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
 
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Date Posted 01/22/2022
Category
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Licensed Practical Nurse Per Diem EJSP
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing
Department UCHC-Ph-EJSP-Rn-.3Positions
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 is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses Per Diem for East Jersey Correctional Facility, located in Rahway NJ. 
 
The primary purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse position is to, in accordance with professional nursing standards, skillfully administer total patient care based on the individualized needs of assigned patients and families. 
 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
 
  • Participates in data collection related to the patients’ status and needs. 
  • Provides input to Registered Nurse for incorporation into the plan of care by communicating information pertinent to the patient’s status. 
  • Provides direct patient care within scope of practice to ensure implementation of the plan of care. 
  • Informs and instructs patients/significant others on patient’s health/illness state and plan of care. 
  • Assists patient/significant other in preparation for discharge and health maintenance in the home. 
  • Documents all aspects of patient care. 
  • Is knowledgeable of and initiates emergency procedures. 
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $25.00/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
Benefits

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

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Possession of a valid registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
Certifications/Licenses
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • CPR Certification required. 
  • Computer Literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least six (6) months of experience in an acute hospital setting preferred.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
As a first responder must have the physical capacity to perform CPR for at least 10 minutes. Physically able to assist in lifting and rotating patients who are unable to ambulate (up to 50 pounds). 
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Special Conditions
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.

Posting Number 22ST0223
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, NJ




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