Juvenile Facilities Nurse (p/t)

Ongoing Applications

  • Job TypePart Time
  • Package$40 to $45 per hour

Brief Description of Job and Division/Department

Provide Nursing Services to adolescents at the Youth Shelter and Juvenile Detention Center on Saturdays (flexible schedule) with possibility to work additional days/hours as needed to fill in as backup to f/t nurse.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the mental and physical health of the residents is the top priority.
  • Communicates suspected mental health issues to social services for action. 
  • Participates in developing effective methods of implementing doctors’ orders and communicates to personnel such orders based on resident care needs.
  • Is responsible for the accurate reporting and recording of patients’ symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Is responsible for the handling, ordering, dispensing, use of, and recording of all prescription and OTC medications, and supplies in the unit.
  • Will be required to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording computerized information systems used by the facility.
  • Plans nursing service in the unit within the limit of existing policies.
  • Perform related functions as requested by management staff.

Qualifications

RN preferred but will consider LPN

Department and Division

Human Services: Juvenile Detention Center

Job Location

460 West Hanover Avenue

Morris Twp. NJ 07960