UCHC Physician II

Rutgers   •  

Newark, NJ

Industry: Education


Not Specified years

Posted 94 days ago

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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 JJClocations, 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 Physician Specialist II to work at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, New Jersey. The Physician Specialist II is responsible for providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections, which are consistent with community standards of care. Serves as liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside of the system and must be available to provide on-call services.

  • Reports to 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.
  • Rounds daily in the infirmary and documents patient’s status in the progress notes of the infirmary medical record.
  • In conjunction with site Medical Director, prescribes medications from the formulary for inmate’s healthcare needs.
  • In cooperation with Medical Director, provides professional consultation to all members of Health Services team relative to inmate’s health care management.
  • Participates in development of in-service programs and maintains public relations with other healthcare disciplines.

Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt Grade 01S Position Salary Starting Salary: $170,000 annually Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours40.00Union DescriptionNon-UnionPayroll DesignationPeopleSoftBenefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of AppointmentStaff - 12 monthPosition Pension EligibilityABP QualificationsMinimum Education and Experience

  • Must be a licensed physician in the State of New Jersey.
  • Current DEA registration, CDS and CPR certifications.
  • Must be eligible for Board certification and qualified by the state laws/regulations to practice medicine.
  • Experienced in a primary care specialty.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess own vehicle or alternative means of transportation to travel from one site to another.
  • Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.

Posting Details Posting Number 18ST2893 Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Off Campus Location Details Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, New Jersey