Job Description

Extended Job Title
NFP Program Home Visitor, Sr. Staff Nurse RN, BSN

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
351901 - SON Combest Center Lbk

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing professional nursing care in an assigned specialty or subspecialty 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. 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

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 75%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Required to work day, evening, and weekend hours as needed.
  • Verification of completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited BSN program is required.
  • Nurse must be a registered nurse (RN), with a license that allows RN to practice in Texas.
  • Responsible for nursing care associated with the School of Nursing (SON) Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program under the Larry Combest Wellness Center.
  • Function within the nurse's legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for the quality of nursing care provided to patients and their families.
  • Determine the physical and mental health status.
  • Analyze assessment data to identify problems and formulate goals & outcomes.
  • Evaluate and report patient outcomes and responses to therapeutic interventions.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate teaching plans for patients and their families to address health promotion, maintenance, and restoration.
  • Implement measures to promote quality and a safe environment for patients, self, and others.
  • Communicate patient data using Electronic Health Records (EHR) to support decision making to improve patient care.
  • Assess, plan, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the educational programs that are implemented in the Nurse Family Partnership Program within the SON Combest Wellness Center.
  • Provide comprehensive community health nursing services to clients and their families.
  • Maintains a case load of 25 enrolled clients or more as needed.
  • Adhere to the guidelines of the NFP program model and participate in on-going training as required by the NFP program.  The Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) will facilitate outcome and community education activities to support the NFP program and address client needs.
  • Work closely with the NFP Nurse Supervisor and Data Coordinator in monitoring outcomes of the NFP program.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing, therapeutic relationship with clients enrolled in the NFP program to assist clients achieve self-sufficiency and family health and wellness goals.
  • Practice in non-traditional, community settings, to include clients' homes, make professional sound judgements and work with the NFP Nurse Supervisor, Data Coordinator, and other NHVs to resolve client and program delivery needs.
  • Drive to patient homes, meetings, and events.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Schedule includes day, evening, and weekend time.

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Community experience and maternal child health area.
  • Flexible schedule and reliable transportation to accommodate position's travel requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with bilingual clients to meet and facilitate client needs.

HSC - Lubbock

SON Combest Center Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV, Transcript

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
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
Attend community partner meetings

Assist in marketing the NFP Program to community at large

Assist program data coordinator as needed.

May include travel outside of Lubbock county, which may include overnight to several days.


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
Education: Graduate from an approved accredited nursing program. License/Certification: Current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Experience: A minimum of two years of Staff Nurse experience in a specialty area.
  • A Resume\\C.V. is required to be uploaded when applying to this position. 
  • Professional references and letters of recommendation  must be dated within the last 12 months and uploaded to application. 
  • Upload BLS certification to application.
  • Verification of completion of BSN program from an accredited BSN program is required.
  • Nurse must be a registered nurse (RN) with a license that allows RN to practice in Texas.
  • Travel required and use of personal vehicle.

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