Job Description

Extended Job Title
PAMIO/Behavioral Health Charge Nurse H96177

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for professional nursing care. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the polices and procedures of the organization and practice setting. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of the total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients. Employees in this position generally assist the Director of Nurses in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for the Director of Nurses in their absence. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients and clinic personnel.

Requisition ID
17804BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.
  • Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings.
  • Develop and insure nursing standards are met.
  • Facilitate the movement of patients in the unit as necessary.
  • Maintain documentation and records and working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
  • Respond to emergencies.
  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in PAMIO, CMI and Crisis Management.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
 
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
* ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
* KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
* INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking 
* VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
* BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments


 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
5:45-14:15

Work Location
Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
Current CPR
Computer Experience
Experience in a prison setting

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Professionals

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.



Shift
Day

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 Qualifications

License/Certification
Current Registered Nurse license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N. license to Texas.

Current CPR Certification.

Education
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.

Experience
Two years of Registered Nursing experience in a hospital, clinic, or community based setting.



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