Location: Bayside State Prison in Leesburg, NJ
Status: 20 Hours per week
Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing Program. Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Computer literacy. CPR Certification required. Valid Driver’s License. Must possess own vehicle.
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements. Employees will be subject to and must comply with all security regulations and procedures of NJ Department of Corrections and the assigned facility(ies) including, but not limited to sign in logs or electronic time clocks, searches of person and property, etc. Violations of NJ Department of Corrections and/or being banned by the NJ Department of Corrections to work at a NJ Department of Corrections are grounds for a disciplinary action and potential termination.
In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse contributes to the nursing process through ongoing systematic data collection, assisting in the health assessment, recording observations, goal identification, resident health education, and resident procedures. Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment. Frequently functions guided by nursing protocols. Demonstrates basic competency in assessment and identification of the physical health of adolescents (13-17 years), and adults (18 to 64 years) and geriatrics (65+) all age groups and their personal strengths. Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems.
New Jersey First Act/Residency Law:
Employment at UMDNJ is subject to the provisions of New Jersey First Act/ Residency Law which mandates new employees, who are not New Jersey residents, to establish primary residence in New Jersey within one year of their appointment, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. Additional information on this act is available at http://www.umdnj.edu/hrweb/residencylaw-faq.htm .
UMDNJ offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site fitness center & child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.umdnj.edu/hrweb.
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