Job: Charge Nurse - H98475

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Job Description

Extended Job Title
Charge Nurse - H98475

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Amarillo Clements Unit

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for professional nursing care. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the polices and procedures of the organization and practice setting. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of the total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients. Employees in this position generally assist the Director of Nurses in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for the Director of Nurses in their absence. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients and clinic personnel.

Major/Essential Functions
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.
Maintain a safe, clean physical environment
Motivate the staff to accomplish the mission
Maintain a healthy line of communication between yourself and staff, DON and ADON
Utilize useful Team Building and Management Skills.
Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished
Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular meetings.
Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

Occasional Duties
As Assigned

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N license to Texas. Current CPR certification. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * Two years of RN experience in a hosptial, clinic, or community based setting.

Preferred Qualifications
Basic Computer Skills
Experience in a Correctional Health Care Environment

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 Attachments
Professional License or Certification
Professional/Personal References
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
24.82 (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


Schedule Details
Will discuss during interviews

Grant Funded?

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