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:
the correctional system.
positive interpersonal skills and appropriate channels to initiate change.
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.