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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Employer
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Location
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 9, 2024
Extended Job Title

Licensed Vocational 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 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.

Requisition ID

37564BR

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
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.
  • Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in PAMIO, CMI and Crisis Management.
  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures including all necessary paperwork.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.
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
Licensed Vocational Nurse Differential:
  • Day Shift Employees: Earn an extra $3.00 per hour for shifts worked on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Night Shift Employees:
    • Earn an extra $3.00 per hour for shifts worked Monday through Friday.
    • Earn an extra $6.00 per hour for shifts worked on Saturday and Sunday.
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

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

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 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.

Experience: None 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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