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UCHC Mental Health Clinician III BSP

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Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Mental Health Clinician III BSP
Job Category Staff & Executive - Social Work
Department UCHC-Bayside State Prison
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 (UCHC) is seeking a Full Time Mental Health Clinician III at Bayside State Prison, located in Leesburg, NJ. The Mental Health Clinician III participates in the clinical needs assessment of adult inmates/patients sentenced to the Department of Corrections.
  • Arrives at diagnoses with precision and accuracy by the end of the evaluation session.
  • Develops treatment plans.
  • Makes clinically based decisions regarding appropriateness for treatment, as well as preferred treatment modality.
  • Assesses and makes referrals for higher levels of care, as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and behaviors of adults and seniors.
  • Skilled in providing group and individual therapies.
  • Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and behaviors of adult inmates/patients.
  • Provides individual assessment, as clinically indicated to assigned inmates/patients.
  • Provides case administration services which include the development and implementation of treatment plans for assigned inmates/patients and ongoing assessments and release/discharge planning.
  • Maintains appropriate inmate/patient clinical records in a timely manner, as mandated by RBHS policy.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
This position requires a fully onsite work arrangement.
FLSA Exempt
Grade 22S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 65316.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 78787.000
Annual Maximum Salary 92250.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description CWA 1040
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or directly related mental health discipline.
  • Licensure in Social Work (LSW) is required.
  • Valid driver’s license
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) certification.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC) and adhere to all DOC requirements.

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST0080
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
City Leesburg
State NJ
Location Details
Bayside State Prison, located in Leesburg, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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