Correctional Nurse - H92990
Correctional Nurse - H92990
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
691025 - El Paso Sanchez Unit
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.
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.
Minimum Hire Rate
Will discuss during interview
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.
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care
El Paso Sanchez 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.
Other duties as assigned
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.
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.
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.
No experience required.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 465433