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UCHC Medical Technician I BSP (Multiple Vacancies)

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Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Medical Technician I BSP (Multiple Vacancies)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Allied Health - Medical Assisting
Department UCHC-Ph-Bayside 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 is seeking full-time and part-time Medical Technicians I for the Bayside State Prison, located in Leesburg, NJ. The Medical Technician participates as a member of the clinical and administrative medical team at the Prison. The Medical Technician provides direct and indirect patient care to inmates under the direction of a Physician, Advanced Practice Nurse, Physician Assistant, or a Registered Nurse.
  • Takes vital signs, height and weight and documents in electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Assists the physician/associate practitioner with procedures, including preparing the inmate for the examination.
  • Obtains specimen collection and handling, including, but not limited to, drawing blood.
  • Assists with the cleaning, sterilization and securing of equipment within the Health Service Unit.
  • Maintains or assists in maintaining the supply stock in the Health Service Unit by ordering in a timely and appropriate manner. Maintains the supply stock in the examination rooms.• Aggregates the orders of all medications and forwards to the pharmacy provider / local pharmacy.
Position Status
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Evening
Work Arrangement
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 1375
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 17.590
Annual Mid Range Salary 18.090
Annual Maximum Salary 18.630
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description Teamsters, Local 97
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
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective 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 individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility . Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 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 prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility PERS

Qualifications


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program (or related skills technician program) or EMT certification or CNA certification or formal training and/or on the job experience in phlebotomy.
  • At least two (2) years of progressively more responsible related healthcare experience involving multiple areas of knowledge, skill and abilities and demonstrating competencies to perform the essential duties of the position.
Certifications/Licenses
  • This position is subject to State Regulations regarding certification and/or licensure.
  • CPR Certification.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required. Must possess own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
  • Computer (Microsoft Windows)
  • EKG equipment
  • AED
  • Other medical equipment

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). 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. Intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities, ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes, and pulls. Hearing is essential, ability to speak clearly is required, required to travel within the state, ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions and on call responsibilities
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Able to function in a stressful environment and relates well to patients, security staff and healthcare team members. A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with adults, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening behavior. Medical Technician must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
Special Conditions
Must be able to work mandatory overtime and will not be able to leave until the next shift relief arrives or other coverage can be arranged and to stay in cases of an emergency. Able to work different shifts as needed. As needed, the job may require emergency shift changes (day, evening, and nights) and location changes within a region and to work weekends and holidays as per the labor management agreement.
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements. Employees will be subject to and must comply with all security regulations and procedures of NJ Department of Corrections and the assigned facility(ies) including, but not limited to sign in logs or electronic time clocks, searches of person and property, etc. Violations of NJ Department of Corrections and/or being banned by the Department of Corrections to work at a NJ Department of Corrections’ facility are grounds for a disciplinary action and potential termination.

Posting Details


Posting Number 22ST2644
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
City Leesburg
State NJ
Location Details
Bayside State Prison, located in Leesburg, 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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