Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse H97816

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Amarillo Clements Unit

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
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.

Ensure all required medical testing, labs, and pre-surgical treatments are ordered and completed as required.

Coordinate daily operations of Specialty Clinic and ensure all referrals are handled in accordance with policy

Complies with relevant laws, regulatory requirements, university polices and procedures and
department rules and regulations. Completes required training by established deadlines.

Maintains the confidentiality and security of TTUHSC information/data.

Self-starter and self motivated. Displays drive and energy in accomplishing tasks. Display
enthusiasm for learning and improvement.

Demonstrates knowledge of the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the Texas Board of Nursing Rules and
Regulations, as well as applicable federal, state, and accreditation organization requirements and
standards. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to population served.
Attends applicable nursing and continuing education programs.

Implements measure to promote quality and a safe environment of patients, self, and others.

Occasional Duties
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
Experience in a correctional setting preferred.
One year of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting.
Computer Experience
CPR Certification

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 Attachments
Professional License or Certification
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28 (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


Schedule Details
Will discuss during interview

Grant Funded?

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