Correctional Nurse

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Ft. Stockton, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Ft. Stockton

 

Correctional Nurse

29068BR

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.

Org Level 7

691014 - Ft. Stockton Lynaugh Unit

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Ft. Stockton Lynaugh Unit

Major/Essential Functions

  • Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.
  • 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.
  • Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication
  • Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates and encourages professional behavior.
  • Orients new employees to their specific duties; to special techniques of giving quality care; to adhere to policies and procedures of the agency/ unit; to properly use equipment.
  • Secures all sharps, needles and syringes.
  • Safety and Security- Provides an environment conductive to safety and security for patients, visitors and employees. Assesses risk to patient and staff and takes appropriate precautions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
About Managed Care

Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas.  We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services.  TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care.  Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care HERE

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments
Benefits Offered
  • Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
  • 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
  • Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
  • State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
  • State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
  • Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
  •  And much more.

Required Qualifications

License/Certification: Current RN License in the State of Texas, or ability to transfer license to Texas, or scheduled to complete a program of nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.  New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.

Experience: No experience required.​

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

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.

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.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

Shift

Day

Travel Required

None

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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