Job: Correctional LVN - Ward - H97176

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Posted: 03/01/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 322588

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - Ward - H97176

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

RMF - Ward

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
* Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas.


* Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program

* None

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:

CPR Certification

Basic Computer Skills.

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

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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

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


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