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Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 2 months ago

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Full Time Staff Nurse for the East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, New Jersey.

The Staff Nurse utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus. 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.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Provides direct and indirect nursing care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the inmatepatient including adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65+) and their family within the framework established by

the correctional system.

  • Participates in problem-solving activities of the health care team by attending unit meetings, utilizing

positive interpersonal skills and appropriate channels to initiate change.

  • Functions as a role model for other health care unit personnel and maintains harmonious relationships with

security, inmate-patients and members of the health care team.

  • Attends appropriate in-services and continuing education offerings to obtain and maintain necessary skills.

  • Participates in offering education to inmates, security officers and other members of the health care team.

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