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UCHC Staff Nurse SWSP

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Full Time Staff Nurse for the Southwoods 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 for inmates in the New Jersey Department of Corrections.

  • Provides direct and indirect nursing care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the resident-patient including adolescents (13-17 years), adults (18 to 64 years) and their families within the framework established by the correctional system.
  • Performs assessments of resident-patient in a variety of settings such as initial intake area, health care unit for sick call, emergency situations in housing, chronic care clinics and infirmary.
  • Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment.
  • Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems.
  • Plans nursing care by identification of resident-patient needs based on assessments. Makes appropriate, timely referrals and initiates appropriate nursing care based on institutional policies and procedures.
  • As team leader or charge nurse, delegates duties to other health care team members based on their skill and knowledge.

Keywords: Rutgers University, New Brunswick , UCHC Staff Nurse SWSP, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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