Texas Tech University Correctional Nurse H94595 in Pampa, Texas

Correctional Nurse H94595

Requisition ID 12045BR

Work Location Pampa

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department Pampa Jordan 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 at Jordan and Baten units.

Assist and cross train in CID process at both Jordan and Baten Units.

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 at Jordan and Baten Units.

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 Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 18.78

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 None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 10/12/2018