Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Correctional LVN H97403

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691001 - Amarillo Clements Unit

Position Description
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.

Requisition ID
19030BR

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

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
 
  • Administers medications and document as ordered
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.
  • Prepared and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
  • Adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration
  • Reports unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals) to Registered Nurse
  • Performs support activities.  Ensures drug room security, replaces facility medication, stocks and maintains the upkeep of the drug room and pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Returns outdated medication to the pharmacy and keeps log books updated.
  • Generates print passes.
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
Benefits Offered
*  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
*  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
*  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
*  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
*  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
*  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
*  And much more.

 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Will discuss in interview

Work Location
Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a prison setting preferred.
Computer Experience
CPR Certification

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Amarillo Clements Unit

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, 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
Technical/Paraprofessional

Occasional Duties

As assigned.

Benefits Offered
* Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
* 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
* Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
* State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
* State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
* Employer paid liability insurance for all licensed employees.
* And much more.



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:

* Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas
or ability to transfer license to Texas.
* Current CPR
certification
 
Education:

* Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program

 
Experience:

None



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