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Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 5 days ago

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a motivated Per Diem Staff Nurse at East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, NJ.

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 inmate- patient including adults (18 to 64 years), and geriatrics (65+) and their family within the framework established by the correctional system.

  • Utilizes effective communication skills by demonstrating respect, concern and courtesy in all interpersonal relationships.

  • Uses current knowledge to promote a safe environment for providing health care to inmate-patients.

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

  • Maintains required annual licensure and credentialing requirements for the nursing personnel of the health care unit and assumes responsibility for his/her continuing education and professional development and contributes to the professional growth of co-workers.

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