Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
696002 - TCCO Littlefield

Position Description
Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a Correctional unit. 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
21356BR

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
Up to 100%

Major/Essential Functions
* Communicates client data to support decision-making to improve client care.

* Assists with or performs exams, assessments and procedures and documents intervention.

* 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
21.28

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
Private Enterprise

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification

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
Skilled Technicians

Occasional Duties
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Benefits Offered
* Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
* 50% paid health insurance for full time employees, 25% 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: Current RN License in the State of Texas, or ability to transfer license to Texas, or scheduled to complete a program of nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.  New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.

Experience: No experience required.?

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