Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
691021 - Wichita Falls Allred Unit
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.
|Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes. 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 request. Assures that physical counts of sharps, instruments, and keys are correct and documented in appropriate logs. Performs nursing rounds as needed in all required areas. Other duties as assigned.|
Minimum Hire Rate
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care
Wichita Falls Allred Unit
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.
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.
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 Practical Nurses (NCLEX- PN) on the first attempt.
Experience: None required.