Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903
Posted 1 week ago
Rutgers Correctional Health Care is seeking a Part Time Staff Nurse for the Midstate Correctional Facility, located in Wrightstown, 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.
Exhibits an ability to participate in the change process to support the organization and the health care unit.
Accepts assignments and extra duties with flexibility and willingness to participate in activities other than direct patient care.