Texas Tech University Correctional LVN - H95794 in Lubbock, Texas
Correctional LVN - H95794
Requisition ID 11959BR
Work Location Lubbock
Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care
Department Psych Montford Unit
Position Description Employees in this classification are responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned correctional facility. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Work is performed under the direction of a registered nurse as part of a total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients.
Major/Essential Functions 1. Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes.
Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.
Monitors patient’s medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.
Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
All other duties as assigned.
Occasional Duties As specified by the Supervisor
Required Qualifications License/Certification: * Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Current CPR certification Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program Experience: * None
Preferred Qualifications One year experience in psychiatric nursing or in
corrections is preferred.
EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Required Attachments Professional License or Certification
Resume / CV
Optional Attachments Recommendation/Referral
Job Type Full Time
Pay Basis Hourly
Minimum Hire Rate 18.58 (Negotiable)
Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
Travel Required None
Schedule Details Discussed during Interview
Grant Funded? No
Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional
Removal Date 10/12/2018