Texas Tech University Correctional LVN - H96670 in Lubbock, Texas

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.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

  • Assists with or performs exams, assessments and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.

  • Administer or assist with administration or documentation of medications.

  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

  • Assist in admissions, discharges and transfers.

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

One year of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting. Basic computer skills.

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.

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.

Extended Job Title: Correctional LVN - H96670

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus: HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: RMF- LTC

Optional Attachments: Professional License/Certification Professional/Personal Reference

Job Type: Full Time

Job Group: Technical/Paraprofessional

Pay Basis: Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate: 18.58 (Negotiable)

Travel Required: None

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 8679BR