Uchc Staff Nurse Swsp

Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 2 months ago

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Part Time Staff Nurse for the South Woods State Prison located in Bridgeton, 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 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.

  • 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.

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