Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Business Consultant for the Department of Administration within the University Correctional Health Care. Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the Business Consultant provides advanced level consultation as it relates to development and management of health services and the associated organizational operations.
Among the key duties of this position are the following;
Provides advanced-level consultative services for UCHC, actively supporting, representing and interpreting Rutgers and UCHC goals and objectives in interactions with external agencies and internal departments.
Facilitates and coordinates UCHC interface with funding sources, oversight entities, state officials and with other Rutgers departments.
Supports program and service development through grant writing and through assistance with the implementation of new grants.
Analyzes the efficiency and effectiveness of current operations, gathering and evaluating data and making recommendations for improvement.
Functions as change manager by monitoring implementation of operational improvements, providing overall guidance and specific coaching to supervisors and staff.
Participates in ensuring established professional and ethical standards of Rutgers and UCHC.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Master's Degree required in Health Care Administration, Informatics or related health care discipline, plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible postgraduate experience in a relevant health care setting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Extensive typing/report preparations, extensive reading, frequently talking and listening in large groups of people as well as on the telephone.
Ability to move from unit to unit within a Facility and to climb stairs.
Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 40 pounds), hearing is essential; ability to speak clearly.
Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls.
Required to travel within the State.
Able to function in a stressful environment and relates well to the patient, security staff and health care team members.
Most of the time will be working within a professional office environment outside of a secure care setting.
Must be prepared to enter a crisis oriented, secure care environment where UCHC's health care staff work with adult inmates and residents, some who have exhibited aggressive, threatening behavior.
Entering and movement within the secure facilities will be controlled by Correctional Officers.
Must be approved by the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
Employees will be subject to and must comply with all security regulations and procedures of NJDOC 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 NJDOC policies and/or being banned by the NJDOC to work at a NJDOC secure care facility are grounds for disciplinary action and potential termination.
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.