Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Regional Nurse Manager for the Bayside State Prison, located in Leesburg, New Jersey. The Regional Nurse Manager will have the authority, accountability and responsibility for the effective and efficient delivery of nursing care within the Department of Corrections' (DOC) Facilities.
Coordinates, directs, organizes and evaluates inmates' care, human resources, clinical management and budget control of assigned health care units. Identifies staff learning needs, prepares an appropriate educational plan and implication of same.
Administratively oversees the scheduling of physicians, other health care personnel and interdepartmental personnel to ensure that the mission and objectives of the facilities are realized.
Maintains the standards of nursing practice/care and actualizes the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Nursing Service to staff, inmates and families.
Implements and directs nursing function within the context of each Unit.
Provides supervision for Departmental (facility) Nurse Managers.
Assures the delivery of quality nursing care to the inmates, adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65 +).
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited state approved School of Nursing.
Five (5) years of progressively more responsible nursing experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory/management nursing experience within the nursing profession. Registered Nurses without a Bachelor's Degree who have served in a similar role within a Secure Care or Community Residential Home setting for at least three years who also have the progressive supervisory experience will also qualify. Computer literacy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, as well as demonstrated strong nursing specialty experience.
Credential Required: Licensed as an RN in the State of New Jersey. CPR Certification.
Master's Degree in Nursing
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: 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. Ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes, and pulls. Lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, and intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities. 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
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.
Posting Number: 19ST3489
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 97481
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