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.

  1. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.

  2. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

  3. Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.

  4. Monitors patient’s medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.

  5. Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

  6. 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

Professional/Personal References

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

Shift Other

Schedule Details Discussed during Interview

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 10/12/2018