Texas Tech University Correctional Nurse - H90408 in Ft. Stockton, Texas

Correctional Nurse - H90408

Requisition ID 13728BR

Work Location Ft. Stockton

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department 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.

Major/Essential Functions Reports data, identifies, and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.

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

Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.

Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents interventions in EMR.

Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment Medical protocols modalities.

Completes and documents on incoming chain reviews and annual DOIs.

Makes daily restrictive housing and medium custody rounds.

Maintains working knowledge regarding the storage, usage, safety, and administration of medications via Direct Observation Therapy (DOT) and via Pill Window.

Triage SCR per policy. Sharps (working and bulk) are maintained and counted per policy.

Sharps (working and bulk) are maintained and counted per policy.

Occasional Duties As assigned

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

  • Current Registered Nursing license in the State of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit form the Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing pending full licensure in the State of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt.

  • One year of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Current CPR certification.

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.

Optional Attachments Professional License/Certification

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 23.41 (Negotiable)

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

Schedule Details Will discuss during interview.

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 04/16/2019