Job: Correctional LVN - H95129

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Posted: 02/27/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 385302

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - H95129

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Psych Montford 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
1. Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes.

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

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

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

5. Monitors patient’s medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.

6. Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

7. All other 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
One year experience in psychiatric nursing or in
corrections is preferred.

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

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
18.58 (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
Discussed during the interview process

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Removal Date

Application Instructions

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