Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691021 - Wichita Falls Allred 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
22822BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Communicates patient data using EHR to support decision-making to improve patient care.  Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.  Supervises LVN's.  Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Wichita Falls

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Wichita Falls Allred Unit

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

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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