Job Description

Extended Job Title
Operating Room Nurse - H92996

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691201 - RMF-Surgery

Position Description
Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department for Criminal Justice.  Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel.  Supervises other subordinate unit personnel.  Work is performed under correctional unit conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other unit personnel and outside professionals. Provides nursing service to patients who are scheduled for surgery and during surgery in a Medical/Surgical Infirmary of a Correctional Facility hospital.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Travel Required

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
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures
  • Oversee sterilization process of instruments
  • Insures that inventory of necessary equipment and supplies are maintained daily
  • Provides nursing care to the patient in the recovery room setting and provides post-op teaching
  • Demonstrates PACU Code blue procedures and maintains crash cart

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Basic computer skills

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care


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

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


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.

Required Qualifications
+Education:+ Graduate from an approved accredited school of nursing. +License/Certification:+ Current license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners or have the ability to transfer RN license to Texas. +Experience:+ At least two years of specific operating room experience.

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