Job: Correctional LVN - H90702

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Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - H90702

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Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Tulia Transfer Unit

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned correctional facility. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Work is performed under the direction of a registered nurse as part of a total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients.

Major/Essential Functions
* Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.

* Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.

* Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

* Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.

* Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

*Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

* Attends Nursing Staff meetings.

* Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.

* Maintain inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms.

* Triage sick call requests per policy.

* Maintain pharmacy area and medications in accordance of TDCJ and CMHC Pharmacy policies and procedures.

* Make daily segregation rounds.

* Conduct sharps and bulk counts per policy.

* Completes annual nursing core competency training and skills fair.

* Keep current with ever changing TDCJ, CMHC, and TTUHSC policies and procedures.

* Provides CID care to offender population per TDCJ and CMHC policy and procedures.

Occasional Duties
As Assigned.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Current CPR certification Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program Experience: * None

Preferred Qualifications
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.

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89 (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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