Texas Tech University Correctional LVN - LTC - H97544 in Lubbock, Texas79410

Correctional LVN - LTC - H97544

Requisition ID 10746BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department RMF- LTC

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

  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

  • Assists with or performs exams, assessments and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

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

  • Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.

  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

  • Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers.

  • Reports data, identifies and reports alteration in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes. Perform physical assessment.

  • Documents nursing care and interventions. Maintains patient's medical record in EMR by noting orders/clearing reminders, charting events and transcribing orders.

  • Calls doctor when needed: Calls report when transferring to another unit or hospital with pertinent information. Will call provider or doctor to notify of any significant incidents.

Occasional Duties * Other duties as assigned by 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 of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting. Basic computer skills.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Optional Attachments Professional/Personal Reference

Professional License/Certification

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 Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 06/15/2018