Extended Job Title
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
691020 - Brownfield Rudd Unit
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.
Administers medications and document as ordered
Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes.
Prepared and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
Adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration
Reports unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals) to Registered Nurse
Performs support activities. Ensures drug room security, replaces facility medication, stocks and maintains the upkeep of the drug room and pharmaceutical equipment.
Returns outdated medication to the pharmacy and keeps log books updated.
Generates print passes.
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
Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.
Discussed During Interview Process
Experience in a prison setting preferred.
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care
Brownfield Rudd Unit
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.
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.
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.