Job Description

Extended Job Title
Charge Nurse - Ward - H92992

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691202 - RMF - Ward

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for professional nursing care. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the polices and procedures of the organization and practice setting. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of the total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients. Employees in this position generally assist the Director of Nurses in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for the Director of Nurses in their absence. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients and clinic personnel.

Requisition ID
15880BR

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

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.

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.

Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.

Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings.

Develop and insure nursing standards are met.

Facilitate the movement of patients in the unit as necessary.

Maintain documentation and records.

Respond to emergencies.


 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Current CPR
Basic computer skills in excel and word

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
RMF - Ward

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Professionals

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.



Shift
Day

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 Qualifications
Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Possession of a valid,
current RN license as approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners. Advanced
Cardiac Life Support (
ACLS) certification required. At least one year of supervisory nursing
experience or one year of Correctional nursing experience. Abilities and skills
necessary to supervise subordinate nursing personnel in meeting needs and
activities maintain professional conduct and achieve optimal patient care


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