Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - H95941

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691014 - Ft. Stockton Lynaugh 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.

Requisition ID
19322BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Recommendation/Referral, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.
Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
Triage sick call requests per policy.
Conduct narcotic, sharps and bulk counts per policy.
Makes daily segregation and medium custody rounds.

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

Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
12 hour shifts Discussed During Interview

Work Location
Ft. Stockton

Preferred Qualifications
Correctional experience.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Managed Health Care

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
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties
As assigned.


Benefits Offered
*  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
*  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
*  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
*  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
*  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
*  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
*  And much more.

Shift
Other

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 Qualifications
License/Certification: Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas, or ability to transfer license to Texas, or scheduled to complete a program of vocational nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. Current CPR certification. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- PN) on the first attempt. 

Experience: None required.

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