Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN LTC - H97780

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691208 - RMF- LTC

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 adn 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.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Portfolio, Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

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

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

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

Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.

Documents nursing care and interventions, Maintains patient’s medical record in EMR by noting orders/clearing reminders, charting events and transcribing orders

Assist in admissions /discharges, incoming/outgoing chains: Assist RN with physical assessments, transcribing new orders upon arrival for admission to unit. Upon discharge will package patient’s medication and forward with necessary paperwork.

Calls doctor when needed: Calls report when transferring to another unit or hospital with pertinent information. Will call provider or doctor to notify of any significant incidents.

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
CPR Certification

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care


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

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned.


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


* Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program

* None

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