Job: Correctional LVN - H95296

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Posted: 08/11/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 265269

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - H95296

Requisition ID
6747BR

Work Location
Lubbock

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
RMF- LTC

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

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

* Assists with or performs exams, assessments 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.

* Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

* Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers.



Occasional Duties
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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 of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting. 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.

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification
Professional/Personal Reference


Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

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
None

Shift
Day

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date
04/10/2018

Application Instructions

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