Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse H92966

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Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

RMF - Ward

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

*Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.
*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 the administration and documentation of medications.
*Administers chemo as ordered. Adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration. Maintains knowledge of appropriate dosages, reactions, contraindications of chemotherapy medication.
*Reports unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals, and special needs) to provider, TPCN/Charge Nurse.
*Communicates with multiple disciplines to insure oncology patients have all necessary diagnostic care completed prior to scheduled oncology appointments. Insures good stewardship of supplies and resources by providing accurate patient information for proper chemo dosing.

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N. license to Texas.

Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.


Preferred Qualifications
One year of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting.
Basic computer skills.

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.

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference
Professional License/Certification

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
23.41 (Negotiable - Salary commensurate upon experience and qualifications)

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


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