Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691014 - Ft. Stockton Lynaugh 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
23395BR

Travel Required
None

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. 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. Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities. Assures that physical counts of sharps, instruments, and keys are correct and documented the appropriate logs.
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit. 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

Schedule Details
Discuss during the interview

Work Location
Ft. Stockton

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Ft. Stockton Lynaugh 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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