Uchc Staff Nurse (Rn) FT Emcf

Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 6 days ago

UCHC seeks a full-time night shift Staff Nurse (RN) for the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, 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.

  • 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+) 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.

  • Maintains current professional skills and continues professional growth to enhance the practice of correctional nursing and the image of the organization.

  • Adhere to personnel policies to enhance the operation of the health care unit.

  • 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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