UCHC Mental Health Clinician II
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||UCHC Mental Health Clinician II|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Healthcare|
|Department||UCHC-Garden State Youth Correction|
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 University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Mental Health Clinician II for Garden State Youth Correctional Facility in Burlington County, New Jersey. The Mental Health Clinician completes specialized psychological testing and assessment of clinical needs of adult inmates sentenced to the Department of Corrections.
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week||37.5|
|Daily Work Shift||Day|
|Annual Minimum Salary||59036.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||71876.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||84712.000|
|Union Description||CWA 1040|
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology or directly related mental health discipline, trained in psychological testing and measurement plus (2) years post master’s experience in mental health field or Doctorate in psychology.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
Valid Driver’s License. Must possess own vehicle.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
Computer literacy. 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 are required. Ability to move from unit to unit within residential facilities requiring walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds. Hearing and sight are essential. Ability to speak clearly is required. May be required to travel within the state. Ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions.
Able to function in a stressful environment and relate well to the patients, security staff and health care team members. A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with adults, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening and assaultive behaviors. Handle emergency and crisis situations. Must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
|Posting Open Date||03/01/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Off Campus|
|Location Details||Garden State Youth Correctional Facility located in Burlington County, New Jersey|
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