Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Part Time Advanced Practice Nurse for Northern State Prison, located in Newark, New Jersey.
The Advanced Practice Nurse ensures that the total health needs of inmates within New Jersey Department of Corrections are met, including adolescents (16 to 18 years), adults (18-64 years), and geriatrics (65+).
Utilizes the medical model to meet a variety of healthcare needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus.
Responds to and initiates care for medical emergencies throughout the assigned sites.
Works with a variety of healthcare professionals and corrections officers in a correctional environment providing health services to inmates.
Serves as Administrator of Nursing Services, with clinical supervision provided by the Medical Director.
Provides basic medical services under a collaborating licensed physician.
Provides direct and indirect basic medical care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the inmate within the framework established by New Jersey Department of Corrections.