Job: Asst Unit DON

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Job Description

Extended Job Title
Asst Unit DON

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
Supervises and delegates nursing care to members of the health team. May perform nursing care based on staffing needs. Functions within legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates patient care services. Individual(s) in this position, generally assist Director of Nurses (DON) in their absence. Provides supervision and direction to subordinate nursing staff to ensure a safe, efficient, and professional environment.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Monitors communication of patient data using Electronic Health Record to support decision-making for deliver of optimal patient care.
  • Personally assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Ensures nursing staff are properly educated and supervised to perform job functions.
  • Performs investigation of accidents/injuries and generates occurrence reports for unexpected outcomes.

Occasional Duties
Additional tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * Current RN license in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a Texas license. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * At least four years in nursing, with at least two of those years in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic computer skills.
CPR Certification.
Correctional experience.

Previous specialty experience in area where applying.

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 Attachments
Professional License or Certification

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
4691.67 (Negotiable)

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.

Travel Required


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