Job: PAMIO Correctional Nurse-H93017

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Job Description

Extended Job Title
PAMIO Correctional Nurse-H93017

Requisition ID
8268BR

Work Location
Amarillo

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel. Supervises other subordinate clinic personnel. Work is performed under correctional clinic conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Major/Essential Functions
Performs responsible, professional nursing in the Department of Corrections to a psychiatric in-patient facility. Delivers Professional Nursing based on knowledge and application of the principles of biological, physical, and social science. Is responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted levels of care. Accurately assess the patient, being aware of variances from the normal, and reports significant findings in a timely manner. Administers and documents medication delivery. Provides direct intervention to offender/patients. Assists in emergencies and other nursing duties as assigned.

*Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
*Assists with or performs exams 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
*Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures, including all necessary paperwork
*Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in PAMIO/CMI, and Crisis Management.
*Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
*Participates in the multidisciplinary treatment team process.
*Performs other duties as assigned.


Occasional Duties
Additional tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N. license to Texas. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * None

Preferred Qualifications
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28

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
Night

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Professionals

Removal Date
07/26/2017