Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Physician II to work within New Jersey State Prison, located in Trenton, New Jersey. The Physician II is responsible for providing medical services to inmates of the Department of Corrections, which are consistent with community standards of care. Serves as liaison for clinical matters with medical providers outside of the system and must be available to provide on-call services.
Provides emergency care, routine medical care, preventative medical care and education to patients.
Rounds daily in the infirmary, and documents patient’s status in the progress notes of the infirmary medical record.
Refers patients to appropriate Physician Consults.
Ensures a daily logbook. describing each inmate visit. is maintained according to established procedure.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Licensed physician in the State of New Jersey.
Current DEA registration, CDS and CPR certifications.
Must be eligible for Board certification and qualified by the state laws/regulations to practice medicine.
Experienced in a primary care specialty.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
May be required to travel within the state.
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.
Valid Driver's License is required. Must possess own vehicle.
Posting Number: 18ST0945
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 61452
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.