Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse for the Community Based-Services department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The primary purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse position is to provide medical-focused support services, including wellness education and support to individuals with mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses in their homes and other community-based settings in accordance with all relevant program requirements.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Participates in data collection related to the individuals' status and needs.
Provides input to into the plan of care by communicating information pertinent to the individual's status.
Counsels a caseload of individuals with empathy and concern.
Involves individual and/or family in jointly formulating Individualized Plans reflecting measurable goals and objectives.
Engages individual in appropriate mutually agreed upon interventions.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Able to use computer to document services and enter data.
Possess own vehicle for use to outreach individuals served.
Two (2) years of related experience.
Community based outreach experience.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
Provide 24/7 on-call coverage as assigned.
Work schedule may include off business hours shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Posting Number: 21ST0491
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 127649
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.