Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse - H92990

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691025 - El Paso Sanchez Unit

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing professional nursing care in an assigned specialty or sub-specialty clinic. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of a total health care team to provide the patient with complete evaluations. Employees in this position generally assist the head nurse in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for this person in the event of his/her absence. May supervise and instruct subordinate nursing personnel. Receives supervision from head nurse or physician, functions independently within guidelines. May supervise ancillary nursing personnel in the performance of certain tasks, and assists in training personnel. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Requisition ID
18808BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions

Communicates patient data using EHR to support decision-making to improve patient care. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EHR.  Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.

Provides testing, treatment, monitoring and reporting of all communicable diseases. Ensures compliance within state and federal guidelines as

specified in the CMHC Infection.Secures all sharps, needles and syringes. Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications Other duties as assigned.

 

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
18.24

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Will discuss during interview

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications

Communicates patient data using EHR to support decision-making to improve patient care. Appropriately documents care provided and patient's response to care in an appropriate and timely manner. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EHR. Exams and procedures are conducted within scope of practice, training, and departmental policies. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures. Other duties as assigned.



Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
El Paso Sanchez Unit

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
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
Education:
Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of professional nursing or scheduled to complete a program of professional nursing within 120 days of applying for a position.
License/Certification:
Current Registered Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.
Experience:
No experience required.

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