Job Description

Extended Job Title
Head Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512401 - Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization, direction, and evaluation of patient care services (primarily nursing services) within an assigned specialty or sub-specialty area in one of the ambulatory clinics. Persons in this position provide supervision and direction to subordinate nursing personnel, coordinating the nursing service with the medical services in order to provide an efficient and professional environment for optimum production in health care for the patient. Employees are also responsible for providing professional nursing care within the assigned area of work. Supervisory duties include but are not limited to interviewing applicants for vacant nursing positions and making the final selection, maintaining personnel records regarding leave time, evaluations, and personnel problems, conducting employee evaluations, approving and coordinating leave time for nursing personnel, and assisting personnel in setting work-related goals. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions.

Requisition ID
22590BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Supervision of nursing staff. Ensures nursing staff competency and training to function in their respective job functions. Monitors nursing processes to determine the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of patients and their families, based upon interpretation of comprehensive health assessment findings. Analyzes assessment data to identify problems, formulate goals / outcomes, and develop plans of care for patients and their families using evidence-based practice in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team members. Ensures and monitors proper disinfection and sterilization of medical equipment and instrumentation. Performs investigation of accidents/ injuries and generates Occurrence Reports for
unexpected outcomes.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
4413.92

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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
Health Care Professional

Shift
Day

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:+ Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. +License/Certification:+ Current RN license in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a Texas license. +Experience:+ At least four years in nursing, with at least two of those years in a supervisory capacity.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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