Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is currently seeking Registered Nurses (RN) for the Montford Psychiatric Hospital in Lubbock, TX. Shifts are 12 hours, 6-6, with both AM and PM available. Schedules rotate working 4 on, 4 off. Shift differentials are paid for all night and weekend shifts.
TTUHSC Managed Care has a partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide all medical healthcare, behavioral healthcare, dental, vision, and pharmacy services to inmates in the Northern and Western Regions of the State of Texas. All of our benefits eligible positionsoffer excellent benefits and outstanding retirement options which includes a pension plan!
The Montford Psychiatric Hospital has the capacity to house up to 550 inpatient psychiatric inmate. The unit consists of 10 pods, including: Crisis Management, Diagnostic and Evaluation, Acute Care/ Rapid Stabilization, Partial Remission, Chronic Care, Mood Disorder, Neurocognitive Disorder and Impulse, Self-Injurious Behavior.
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.
Daily Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Vitals signs
- Physical assessments
- Medical administration
- Electronic Health Record documentation
- Patient education
- Wound care
- License/Certification: Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas.
- Current CPR certification.
- Education: Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.
- Experience: None
This valuable team member shall perform work in a mannerthat reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
- ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieveour mission.
- KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helpinghands, and a positive attitude.
- INTEGRITY to be honorable and trustworthy even when no oneis looking.
- VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, anda pioneering spirit.
- BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive definingmoments.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $23.41 - $28.78 per hour
- Continuing education credits
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Free parking
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Malpractice insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 12 hour shift
- Day shift
- Night shift
- Differential pay
- Overtime pay