Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Part Time Staff Nurse for the Juvenile Justice Commission, located in Bordentown, New Jersey.
The Staff Nurse utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment. Frequently functions guided by nursing protocols.
Functions as a team leader as assigned.
Demonstrates competency in assessment and identification of the physical health of adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65+) all population groups and their personal strengths.
Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
CPR Certification required.
Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) or its equivalent.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a correctional setting.
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 lift and carry upstairs an emergency treatment bag that can weigh up to 45 pounds and assist in lifting and rotating patients who are unable to ambulate (up to 50 pounds).
Must be approved by the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) and adhere to all JJC requirements.
Posting Number: 20ST2133
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 122744
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