Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Managed Care

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Correctional Nurse - H94197

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Managed Care

Posted: 11/16/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 411535
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Correctional Nurse - H94197

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691501 - Psych Montford 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
14947BR

Optional Attachments
Recommendation/Referral

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

Assists with or performs exams, assessments and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

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

Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.

Coordinator emergency transfers with security. QA/QI activities and audits. Maintains documentation for standards of care and compliance with policies.

Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Discussed during the interview

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer applicant to be CPR certified prior to applying; would like at least 1 year of experience in psych or corrections; computer skills.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych Montford Unit

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Research Statement

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
Professionals

Occasional Duties
As instructed by the supervisor.

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 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

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