$100K — $200K *
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.
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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.
Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Full Time Advanced Practice Nurse for Adult Diagnostic Treatment Center located in Avenel, NJ and East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, New Jersey.
The Advanced Practice Nurse ensures that the total health needs of inmates within New Jersey Department of Corrections are met, including adolescents (16 to 18 years), adults (18-64 years), and geriatrics (65+).
Utilizes the medical model to meet a variety of healthcare needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus.
Responds to and initiates care for medical emergencies throughout the assigned sites.
Works with a variety of healthcare professionals and corrections officers in a correctional environment providing health services to inmates.
Serves as Administrator of Nursing Services, with clinical supervision provided by the Medical Director.
Provides basic medical services under a collaborating licensed physician.
Provides direct and indirect basic medical care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the inmate within the framework established by New Jersey Department of Corrections.
Minimum Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited college/university nurse practitioner program with current Certification/Licensure.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
Current Certificate as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner experience required.
At least two (2) years of related nursing experience preferably as an advanced practice nurse required
Master’s degree in nursing or related health field.
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