Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691017 - Dalhart 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.

Requisition ID
15908BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates patient data using Electronic Medical Records (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.
  • Complies with Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) policy and procedures including all necessary paperwork.
  • Safety and Security - provides an environment conducive to safety and security for patients, visitors, and employees. Assesses risk to patient and staff and takes appropriate action.


Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Dalhart, Texas

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

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Dalhart Unit

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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 deemed appropriate  by supervisor . 

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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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