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Correctional Nursing Assistant

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

Job Details

Extended Job Title

Correctional Nursing Assistant

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

691001 - Amarillo Clements Unit

Position Description

This position is responsible for provision of basic nursing care and services that are performed under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse or physician in a correctional institution.

Requisition ID

35419BR

Travel Required

None

Pay Grade Maximum

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.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Perform Patient specific tasks. Assist with patient hygiene, change linens, repositioning, ambulating, obtaining and recording vital signs, blood sugars and weights and reports abnormal to total patient care nurse. Performs EKG's, reports change in skin integrity.
  • Maintain safe, therapeutic and healthy environment. Checks sharp containers and change if needed. Passes ice, checks refrigerator temperature, records and assists with feeding. Clean and calibrate glucometer. Reports unsafe/unsecured equipment or environment.
  • Adheres to infection control standards. Ensures equipment is placed in designated areas and assist in cleaning equipment, break room and nurses station. Assist in cleaning patient rooms.
  • Assist in maintenance of supplies levels. Notifies Charge Nurse of supplies needed and restocks with guidance of Charge Nurse. Monitors and rotates supplies for expiration dates.
  • Assumes extra responsibilities and offers assistance in other areas. Assist nurses in emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
About Managed Care:
Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has served as a healthcare delivery service, providing high quality, low cost healthcare to patients within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system. We provide medical, mental health, and dental services to patients in 22 facilities throughout West Texas. Managed Care emphasizes our values-based culture in all we do. You can learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care by visiting our website 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
  • 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 and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Pay Basis

Hourly

Schedule Details

Varied

Work Location

Amarillo

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Amarillo Clements 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 website.

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

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

High School diploma. Completion of a nursing or medical assistant training course OR Six months experience as a nursing assistant OR Completion of a Patient Care Technician Course.

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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