Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff
|Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff|
|Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr|
|HSC - Lubbock|
|Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl|
|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.|
| Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.|
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 Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families. Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs. Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
Attends nursing staff meetings. Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR. Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements. Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures. Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments.
Stocks and inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms. Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair. Telephone triage assessment of patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
|Pursuing Insulin Pump Certification and becoming proficient in placing and managing CGM devices|
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.
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.
No experience required.
|Prefer ambulatory clinic experience. Prefer Endocrinology experience.|
|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.|
|Resume / CV|
|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.|
|Up to 25%|