Job: Charge Nurse

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Posted: 01/23/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 381835

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Charge Nurse

Requisition ID
12928BR

Work Location
Wichita Falls

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Wichita Falls Allred 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

Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.
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.
Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.
Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings. Monitor patient Access to care for housing areas assigned to your shift.
Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
Accepts on call rotation.
Assures that physical counts of sharps, instruments, & keys are correct and documented in appropriate logs.
Other duties as assigned.



Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

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 hospital, clinic, or community based setting.

Preferred Qualifications
Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
Correctional experience.
Basic computer skills.


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.

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate
24.82

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
None

Shift
Evening

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Professionals

Removal Date
01/23/2019

Application Instructions

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