Charge Nurse

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Charge Nurse

29442BR

Position Description

Employees in this classification are responsible for professional nursing care. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of the total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients. Employees in this position generally assist the Director of Nurses in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for the Director of Nurses in their absence. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients and clinic personnel.

Org Level 7

691208 - RMF- LTC

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

RMF- LTC

Major/Essential Functions

• Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.
• Communicates patient data using EHR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
• Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EHR.
• Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.
• Develop and ensure nursing standards are met.
• Respond to emergencies.
• Maintain documentation and records.

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.

Occasional Duties

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Two years of nursing experience, with at least 6 months of that experience as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid, current RN license as approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners. 

Required Attachments

Professional License or Certification

Optional Attachments

Professional/Personal Reference

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

Health Care Professional

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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