Job Description

Extended Job Title
Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

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
15175BR

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

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  1. Attends nurse power hours and other mandatory training to maintain competency
  2. Administers medications and manages refill requests.
  3. Performs Intrauterine Inseminations per the physicians request and documents in EMR
  4. Performs transvaginal and abdominal ultrasounds per physician request and documents in EMR. Reports any abnormalities to physicians.
  5. 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.
  6. Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families
  7. Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  8. Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs.
  9. Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
  10. Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care.
  11. Attends Nursing staff meetings.
  12. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  13. Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements
  14. Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
  15. Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment.
  16. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  17. Stocks and Inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms
  18. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Promote, Assess, and evaluate the educational needs and requirements specific to your job discipline
  19. Contribute to KPIs as appropriate for job functions.
  20. All other duties delegated by supervisor.

     


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
18.24

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Generally M-F, 8-5. Clinic can run over scheduled hours, so additional hours may be required.

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Basic computer skills.  OBGYN experience.  Previous RN experience in a hospital, clinic or community-based setting.  

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Ob Gyn Pavilion Lbk

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
All other duties delegated by 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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