UCHC Program Manager (Statewide Infection Control Program)
Rutgers University Correctional Healthcare (UCHC) is hiring! 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. University Correctional Health Care 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 have a vacancy for a Program Manager (Statewide Infection Control Program) at our Central Administration office located in Trenton, New Jersey.
The Program Manager develops, implements, monitors and evaluates the Statewide Infection Control Program within the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) to provide a safe environment for inmates and staff. This position is responsible for overall management and coordination of the program. The Program Manager will provide surveillance in order to identify, investigate and record data concerning infections and initiate infection control measures as directed by the Infection Control Committee.
The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, a Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field required.
Five (5) years of relevant experience with two (2) years as an Infectious Control Nurse (not to include LPN experience).
Registered as a Professional Nurse in the State of New Jersey or have certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
Certification by the Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology required.
To apply visit our website at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/. In the posting number search box, please list the corresponding job posting number (21ST0103) to apply.
UCHC operates within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. UCHC 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. Be a leader for the advancement of medical and mental health care within the criminal justice system. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package as New Jersey’s premier public research university serving more than 70,000 students and employing more than 23,400 faculty and staff.