Job Description

Extended Job Title
Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing professional nursing care in an assigned specialty or sub-specialty 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. Employees in this position generally assist the head nurse in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for this person in the event of his/her absence. 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
17608BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team. 
  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs.
  • 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. 
  • Maintains referrals and authorizations accordingly to maintain continuity of care for patients. 
  • Attends and plans nursing staff meetings and helps identify areas of discussion with Nurse Manager and Practice Manager.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment. 
  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols in a timely manner to achieve highest patient satisfaction. 
  • Stocks and Inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms. Manages supplies to minimize clinic discontinuity and dysfunction. All supply issues to be communicated with Nurse Manager, Practice Manager and physician leadership in a timely manner. 
  • Manages patient flow according to physician availability to maximize patient satisfaction. Will be the point of contact for delay or any other issue for the clinic. 
  • Works with Physician leadership and Nurse Manager in determining areas of opportunity and improvement for clinical structure and flow.
  • Completes annual nursing core competency training and skills fair. 
  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, common needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patient and their families. 
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills within the department. 
  • Direct patient care and/or administrative duties with Head Nurse. 
  • Training and nursing staff education.
  • Assist with Joint Commission preparedness and standards. 
  • Will train and provide direct patient care to General and Sub-Specialty Clinics within the department. 
  • Will assist Head Nurse in all aspects of training, educating, and supervision of nursing staff. 


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
18.24

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish speaking. 
  • At least one year of RN nursing experience preferably Pediatrics.
  • Experience in educating and/or supervision of Nursing staff. 


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
Professionals

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor. 


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:
Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of professional nursing or scheduled to complete a program of professional nursing within 120 days of applying for a position.
License/Certification:
Current Registered Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.
Experience:
No experience required.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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