Texas Tech University Correctional Nurse - H92963 - Ward in Lubbock, Texas

Correctional Nurse - H92963 - Ward

Requisition ID 11300BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department RMF - Ward

Position Description Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel. Supervises other subordinate clinic personnel. Work is performed under correctional clinic conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Major/Essential Functions

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

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

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

  • Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.

  • Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers

Occasional Duties

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications License/Certification:

Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N. license to Texas.


Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.



Preferred Qualifications Current CPR; one year 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, 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 23.41 (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 Night

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 08/14/2018