Correctional LVN - Ward

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

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Correctional LVN - Ward

29522BR

Position Description

Employees in this classification are responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned correctional facility. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Work is performed under the direction of a registered nurse as part of a total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients.

Org Level 7

691202 - RMF - Ward

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

RMF - Ward

Major/Essential Functions

• Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes. Perform physical assessment.
• Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
• Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
• Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.
• Documents nursing care and interventions Maintains patient's medical record in EMR by noting orders/ clearing reminders, charting events and transcribing orders
• Assist in admissions /discharges, incoming/outgoing chains: Assist RN with physical assessments, transcribing new orders upon arrival for admission to unit. Upon discharge will package patient's medication and forward with necessary paperwork.
• Calls doctor when needed: Calls report when transferring to another unit or hospital with pertinent information.  Will call provider or doctor to notify of any significant incidents.

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.

Required Qualifications

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

Experience: None required.
 

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

Research Technicians

Shift

Other

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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