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Correctional Nurse

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 14, 2024

Job Details

Extended Job Title

Correctional Nurse

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description

Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel. Supervises other subordinate clinic personnel. Work is performed under correctional clinic conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Requisition ID

33907BR

Travel Required

None

Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Major/Essential Functions
  • 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.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.
  • Administer or assist with PRS entry. Ensure compliance administration or documentation of medications.
  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in the outpatient setting.
  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures, including all necessary paperwork.
  • Participates in the multidisciplinary treatment team process.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.

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
Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training provided
  • Continuing education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Grant Funded?

No

Pay Grade Minimum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Basis

Hourly

Schedule Details

Will discuss at interview.

Work Location

Amarillo

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

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 website.

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Shift

Other

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

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

Experience: No experience required.​

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 .

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