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Charge Nurse

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024
Extended Job Title

Charge Nurse

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description

Employees in this classification are responsible for nursing care at unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Implements unit objectives and administrative policies. This position is under clinical supervision of the Unit Director of Nurses.

Requisition ID

31464BR

Travel Required

None

Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Major/Essential Functions
  • Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.
  • 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.
  • Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication
  • Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings.
  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures, including all necessary paperwork.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in PAMIO, CMI and Crisis Management.
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 during 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

Health Care Professional

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

Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Two years of nursing experience, with at least 6 months of that experience as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid, current RN license as approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners.

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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