Staff Nurse Mental Health UCHC-Per Diem NJSP

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Job Details

  • Location: Trenton, NJ, 08628
  • Date Posted: 2024-02-13
  • Employment Type: Per Diem
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 24ST0353
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University Correctional Healthcare is seeking a Per Diem UCHC Staff Nurse for New Jersey State Prison, located in Trenton, NJ. 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.

Among the duties are:
  • 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.