Texas Tech University Correctional Nurse - H93016 in Lubbock, Texas
Correctional Nurse - H93016
Requisition ID 13432BR
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 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 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.
Coordinate emergency transfers with security.
QA/QI activities and audits. Maintains documentation for standards of care and compliance with policies.
Occasional Duties As requested by the Supervirsor
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. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * None
Preferred Qualifications Prefer applicant to be CPR certified prior to applying; would like at least 1 year of experience in psych or corrections; 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.
Required Attachments Professional License or Certification
Resume / CV
Optional Attachments Recommendation/Referral
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications
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
Schedule Details Discussed During the interview process
Grant Funded? No
Job Group Professionals
Removal Date 03/20/2019