Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Technician II for the Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, located Yardville, New Jersey.
The Technician II participates as a member of the clinical and administrative medical team at the Prison. Provides indirect patient care to inmates under the direction of a Physician, Physician Assistant or a Registered Nurse.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists with the cleaning, sterilization and securing of equipment within the Health Service Unit.
Maintains or assists in maintaining the supply stock in the Health Service Unit by ordering in a timely and appropriate manner.
Forwards the daily orders to the pharmacy provider, including verification of inmate housing assignments for reorders.
Maintains record keeping systems for refills of medication, recalls, and returns of pharmaceuticals.
Receives and logs all pharmaceuticals received from pharmacy provider and local provider.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent, with some college preferred.
One (1) year of related healthcare experience demonstrating competencies to perform essential duties.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Some college preferred.
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, 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: 21ST1594
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 134783
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