Job: Director of Nurses H83350

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Posted: 03/08/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 386904

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Director of Nurses H83350

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Plainview Formby Unit

Position Description
Supervises and delegates nursing care of members of the health team. May perform nursing care based on staffing needs. Functions within the legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates patient care services. Provides supervision and direction to subordinate nursing staff to ensure a safe, efficient, and professional environment.

Major/Essential Functions
Ensures nursing staff are properly educated and supervised to perform job functions.
Monitors communication of patient data using Electronic Health Record to support decision making for delivery of optimal patient care.
Investigate quality of care concerns.
Medication delivery.
Conducts departmental staff meetings.
Responsible for nursing service aspects of Quality Improvement, ORA, ATC and other audit surveys.

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * A current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer license to Texas. Education/Experience: * A Bachelor's degree from an approved accredited University; at least four years of nursing experience, of which two of those years are in a supervisory capacity, OR graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; at least six years of nursing experience of which two of those years are in a supervisory capacity

Preferred Qualifications
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience.
Correctional experience.
Basic computer.

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.

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
5828.67 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.

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