UCHC Mental Health Clinician III
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||UCHC Mental Health Clinician III|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Healthcare|
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 III for the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women located in Clinton, New Jersey. The Mental Health Clinician III will participate in the 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||52397.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||63624.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||74847.000|
|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 Social Work or directly related mental health discipline.
Licensure in Social Work (LSW) is required.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
Valid Driver’s License. Must possess own vehicle. Ability to speak clearly and write proficiently is essential.
Preference will be given to applicants with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
|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 is required. Ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities. Lifting of up to 10 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.
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 Department of Corrections to work at a NJ Department of Corrections’ facility are grounds for a disciplinary action and potential termination.
|Posting Open Date||03/02/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Off Campus|
|Location Details||Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women located in Clinton, New Jersey|
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)?
- Not yet: Degree in Progress
Do you hold current licensure to practice Social Work in the State of New Jersey, as required by the State Board of Social Work?
- Yes, LSW.
- Yes, LCSW.
- No, I do not currently hold licensure.
- No, I do not have degree in Social Work.
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application