Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Per Diem Advanced Practice Nurse for the Southwoods State Prison, located in Bridgeton, 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+).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
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.
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.