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Charge Nurse - H97958

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 463052
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Charge Nurse - H97958

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691025 - El Paso Sanchez Unit

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 polices 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.

Requisition ID
18569BR

Travel Required
None

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. Monitor patient Access to care for housing areas assigned to your shift. Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities. Accepts on call rotation. Assures that physical counts of sharps, instruments, & keys are correct and documented in appropriate logs. Other duties as assigned.
 

Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
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



Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
24.82

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Discussed During interview

Work Location
El Paso

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
El Paso Sanchez Unit

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

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.

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. Current CPR certification. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * Two years of RN experience in a hospital, clinic, or community based setting.

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