Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse

Requisition ID

Work Location

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Brownfield Rudd 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.

Major/Essential Functions

Communicates patient data using EMR

Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents in EMR

Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures

Administer or assist with administration of medications

Makes daily assignments as appropriate and assures all daily assignments are accomplished

Lab responsibilities

Assist and cross train in CID process.

Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities

Supports the goal of the Units by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings

Answer and schedules SCR ad NSC’s when received and chain-ins.

Occasional Duties
As assigned by supervisor

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

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.

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28 (Negotiable - Salary commensurate upon experience and qualifications)

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.

Travel Required


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