Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse - Ward - H92967

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691202 - 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.

Requisition ID
18886BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
* Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

* Assists with or performs exams, assessments 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.

* Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers.

* This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking.
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

 

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; one year experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting; Basic computer skills.

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 by supervisor

Benefits Offered
*  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
*  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
*  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
*  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
*  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
*  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
*  And much more.

Shift
Other

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
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

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