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UCHC Technician I EJSP - Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ

UCHC Technician I EJSP - Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ

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## OverviewUniversity 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.## Posting SummaryRutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Technician I for the East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, New Jersey. The 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 as needed, 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 to the pharmacy provider / local pharmacy.* Receives, logs, and unpacks all medications received for the Institution and Halfway Houses.## BenefitsInformation about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: Minimum Education and Experience* Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant Program (or related skills technician program) EMT certification, CNA certification or formal training and/or on the job experience in phlebotomy.* 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.* This position is subject to State Regulations regarding certification and/or licensure.## Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentAs 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.## Special ConditionsMust 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 Department of Corrections to work at a NJ Department of Corrections facility are grounds for a disciplinary action and potential termination.*Recruitment/Posting Title:* UCHC Technician I (EJSP)*Job Category:* Staff & Executive - Allied Health - Medical Assisting*Department:* UCHC-Ph-East Jersey State Prison*Position Status:* Full Time*FLSA:* Nonexempt*Grade:* 1375*Annual Minimum Salary:* 15.660*Annual Mid Range Salary:* 16.160*Annual Maximum Salary:* 16.640*Standard Hours:* 40.00*Union Description:* Teamsters, Local 97*Payroll Designation:* PeopleSoft*Terms of Appointment:* Staff - 12 month*Position Pension Eligibility:* PERS*Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:** Computer literacy.* Valid Driver s License is required.* CPR Certification required.*Posting Number:* 17ST3381*Regional Campus:* Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)*Home Location Campus:* Off Campus*Location Details:* East Jersey State Prison, located in Rahway, NJ Associated topics: ascp, hematopathology, medical technologist, molecular, pathology, sample collection, technician, technician i, technician iv, technician labSource:

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