Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a UCHC Technician II within Rutgers University Correctional Health Care for Northern State Prison, located in Newark, NJ. The UCHC Technician II participates as a member of the clinical and administrative medical team at the Prison.
Assists with cleaning, sterilizing, and securing equipment within the Health Services Unit; maintains the supply stock in examination rooms and assists with inventory audits.
Aggregates the orders of all medications and forwards to the pharmacy provider.
Maintains refill book to ensure timely reordering of medications; receives and logs all pharmaceuticals received from pharmacy.
Verifies inmate housing locations and bundles medications by housing unit for distribution.
Maintains monthly statistics for the Health Services Administration Report.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent. One (1) year of related healthcare experience, demonstrating competencies to perform essential duties of the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
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, 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: 20ST0768
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 113796
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.