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UCHC Clinician Supervisor - Social Work/LPC

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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Clinician Supervisor - Social Work/LPC
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare
Department UCHC-S. Woods State Prison-Inpatien

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.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Clinician Supervisor to work in South Woods State Prison located in Bridgeton, New Jersey. The Clinician Supervisor will, under the direction of the Clinician Administrator, oversee the daily operation of assigned sites.
• Responsible for addressing operational problems and finding appropriate solutions.
• Provides supervision/administrative leadership to multidisciplinary staff and students.
• Provides advanced level clinical treatment, which meets and/or exceeds quality and quantity standards.
• Documents this treatment appropriately, and within specified time frames.
• Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and applies relevant treatment approaches for adults (ages 18 – 64), seniors (ages 65 +) and their families.
• Skilled in providing group, individual and family therapies.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.50
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 30S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 76232.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 93612.000
Annual Maximum Salary 110994.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description CWA 1040
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology or Social Work, licensed at the LPC or LCSW level.
  • Five (5) years of postgraduate experience in a relevant behavioral healthcare setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • One (1) year of relevant supervisory experience.
  • Effective team leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • One (1) year of correctional/forensic experience.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Extended sitting is required. Ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities. Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities. Lifting and pulling up to 10 pounds. Hearing and sight are essential. 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. Incumbent must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Possibility of cuts, burns, bruises, strains. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers.

Special Conditions
  • 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.
  • Valid driver’s license is required. Must possess own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2971
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details South Woods State Prison located in Bridgeton, New Jersey

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a current New Jersey license as an LCSW or LPC?
    • LCSW
    • LPC
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application