Job: Correctional LVN

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Posted: 06/16/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 339720

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN

Requisition ID
10182BR

Work Location
Amarillo

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Amarillo Clements 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
Administers medications and document as ordered

Adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration


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

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

Performs support activities. Ensures drug room security, replaces facility medication, stocks and maintains the upkeep of the drug room and pharmaceutical equipment.

Returns outdated medication to the pharmacy and keeps log books updated.

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

Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers.

Generates print passes.


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
Experience in a correctional facility is preferred.
Computer Experience
CPR Certification


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.

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification
Resume / CV


Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference
Recommendation/Referral
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications


Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

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
None

Shift
Other

Schedule Details
Will Discuss during interview

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date
04/17/2018

Application Instructions

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