Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nursing Asst - Ward - H93817

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691202 - RMF - Ward

Position Description
This position is responsible for provision of basic nursing care and services which are performed under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel instruments or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Work is performed under clinic conditions in a correctional institution; has a high degree of contact with offender/patients and other clinic personnel.

Requisition ID
17180BR

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

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Perform Patient specific tasks. Assist with patient hygiene, change linens, repositioning, ambulating, obtaining and recording vital signs, blood sugars and weights and reports abnormal to total patient care nurse. Performs EKG’s, reports change in skin integrity. 

Maintain safe, therapeutic and healthy environment. Checks sharp containers and change if needed. Passes ice, checks refrigerator temperature, records and assists with feeding. Clean and calibrate glucometer. Reports unsafe/unsecured equipment or environment. 

Assist in maintenance of supplies levels. Notifies Charge Nurse of supplies needed and restocks with guidance of Charge Nurse. Monitors and rotates supplies for expiration dates. 

Adheres to infection control standards. Ensures equipment is placed in designated areas and assist in cleaning equipment, break room and nurses station. Assist in cleaning patient rooms. 

* 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

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Completion of a nursing assistant training course; CPR Certification; Computer Knowledge

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
RMF - Ward

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
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

License/Certification:

  • None


Education:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent


Experience:

  • Six months experience as a nursing assistant or completion of a nursing assistant training course.


 



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