Job Description

Extended Job Title
Outpatient - Correctional Nurse-H94959

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel. Supervises other subordinate clinic personnel. Work is performed under correctional clinic conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Requisition ID
20674BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Performs responsible, professional nursing in the Department of Corrections to a psychiatric in-patient facility. Delivers Professional Nursing based on knowledge and application of the principles of biological, physical, and social science.
  • Is responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted levels of care.
  • Accurately assess the patient, being aware of variances from the normal, and reports significant findings in a timely manner.
  • Administers and documents medication delivery.
  • Provides direct intervention to offender/patients. Assists in emergencies and other nursing duties as assigned.
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.
  • Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures including all necessary paperwork.
  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in the outpatient setting.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures, including all necessary paperwork.
  • Participates in the multidisciplinary treatment team process.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
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


Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
will discuss during interview

Work Location
Amarillo

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

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
As Assigned

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: Current RN License in the State of Texas, or ability to transfer license to Texas, or scheduled to complete a program of nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.  New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.

Experience: No experience required.?

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