Rutgers The State University UCHC Technician I PT EMCFW in New Brunswick, New Jersey
|UCHC Technician I PT EMCFW
|Academic - Allied Health
University Correctional Health Care (UCHC), operating within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated to excellence in providing physical, mental health, dental and sex offender treatment services to those involved in the criminal and juvenile justice systems in New Jersey. UCHC operates with a total budget of $150 million and approximately 1,100 staff serving roughly 20,500 inmates in twelve adult correctional facilities, 400 residents in fourteen JJC locations, and 1,000 individuals in ten state parole board offices.
We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care informed by research within correctional environments.We Care. We Teach. We Heal. We Improve.Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Part-Time Technician I for Edna Mahan Correctional Facility, located in Clinton, NJThe UCHC Technician I participates as a member of the clinical and administrative medical team at the Prison.
* Takes vital signs, height and weight and documents in electronic medical records (EMR).
* Assists the physician/associate practitioner with procedures, including preparing the inmate for the examination.
* Obtains specimen collection and handling, including, but not limited to, drawing blood.
* Assists with the cleaning, sterilization and securing of equipment within the Health Service Unit.
* Maintains or assists in maintaining the supply stock in the Health Service Unit by ordering in a timely and appropriate manner. Maintains the supply stock in the examination rooms.
* Aggregates the orders of all medications and forwards them to the pharmacy provider / local pharmacy.
|Hours Per Week
|Daily Work Shift
|Annual Minimum Salary
|Annual Mid Range Salary
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|Terms of Appointment
|Staff - 12 month
|Position Pension Eligibility
|Minimum Education and Experience
Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program (or related skills technician program) or EMT certification or CNA certification or formal training and/or on the job experience in phlebotomy.
This position is subject to State Regulations regarding certification and/or licensure. Computer literacy.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
At least two (2) years of progressively more responsible related healthcare experience involving multiple areas of knowledge, skill and abilities and demonstrating competencies to perform the essential duties of the position.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment
As a first responder must have the physical capacity to perform CPR for at least 10 minutes. Physically able to assist in lifting and rotating patients who are unable to ambulate (up to 50 pounds). Typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. Ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential, extensive reading required, extended sitting and/or standing is required. Intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities, ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes, and pulls. Hearing is essential, ability to speak clearly is required, required to travel within the state, ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions and on call responsibilities
Able to function in a stressful environment and relates well to patients, security staff and healthcare team members. A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with adults, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening behavior. Medical Technician must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
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|Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
|Home Location Campus
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