Resources & Templates
The job analysis and job evaluation programs ensure that the University’s positions are properly aligned internally and competitive with the market place in which we compete. These programs take into account the duties and responsibilities of the position.
A reclassification occurs when the duties an employee performs no longer correspond to the duties indicated on the existing position description or the needs of the organization change.
A new position is one that will be used for the first time in a department. It is not a position that is occupied by a previous employee.
Resources & Templates
Compensation relies on the supervisor to provide the following information:
Job Description Overview
There are two types of job descriptions utilized at UMDNJ.
- The competency-based job description is required for all Operating Units that require The Joint Commission review.
- The Standard Job Description applies to all other classifications.
Business Process for Job Descriptions
Competency-Based Job Description
(for facilities requiring The Joint Commission review)
Developing a Competency-Based Job Description is the first basic step to competency validation. A Competency-Based Job Description should include the job summary/objective/essential duties of the job, requirements, legal compliance, primary source verification and patient populations to whom care is to be delivered (if applicable). This information must be defined clearly in the job description along with ADA physical demands and work environment. The resources below provide a template for creating a Competency-Based Job Description as well as a glossary of terms regarding specific and/or mandated guidelines.
Helpful Tips for converting a Competency-Based Job Description/Performance Appraisal to Competency-Based Job Description format
Please go to Human Resources Forms for the Competency-Based Job Description/Performance Appraisal forms and instructions.
Standard Job Description
This section provides resources and a template for use when creating a standard job description. A standard job description should also include the job summary /objective, essential duties of the job, requirements, legal compliance, along with ADA physical demands and work environment which should be clearly defined in the job description.
Glossary: Specific and/or mandated criteria