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NFP Program Home Visitor, Sr. Staff Nurse RN, BSN

Company:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
Lubbock

36591BR

Position Description
Employees perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of a total health care team to provide the patient with complete evaluations. May supervise and instruct subordinate nursing personnel. Receives supervision from head nurse or physician, functions independently within guidelines. May supervise ancillary nursing personnel in the performance of certain tasks, and assists in training personnel. Work is performed in normal office conditions and through conducting home visits with clients

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department: SON Combest Center Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
Responsible for nursing care associated with the School of Nursing (SON) Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Program under the Larry Combest Wellness Center.
  • Required to work day, evening, and weekend hours as needed.
  • Function within the nurse's legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for the quality of nursing care provided to patients and their families.
  • Determine the physical and mental health status.
  • Analyze assessment data to identify problems and formulate goals & outcomes.
  • Evaluate and report patient outcomes and responses to therapeutic interventions.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate teaching plans for patients and their families to address health promotion, maintenance, and restoration.
  • Implement measures to promote quality and a safe environment for patients, self, and others.
  • Communicate patient data using Electronic Health Records (EHR) to support decision making to improve patient care.
  • Assess, plan, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the educational programs that are implemented in the Nurse Family Partnership Program within the SON Combest Wellness Center.
  • Provide comprehensive community health nursing services to clients and their families.
  • Maintains a case load of 25 enrolled clients or more as needed.
  • Adhere to the guidelines of the NFP program model and participate in on-going training as required by the NFP program. 
  • The Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) will facilitate outcome and community education activities to support the NFP program and address client needs.
  • Work closely with the NFP Nurse Supervisor and Data Coordinator in monitoring outcomes of the NFP program.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing, therapeutic relationship with clients enrolled in the NFP program to assist clients achieve self-sufficiency and family health and wellness goals.
  • Practice in non-traditional, community settings, to include clients' homes, make professional sound judgements and work with the NFP Nurse Supervisor, Data Coordinator, and other NHVs to resolve client and program delivery needs.
  • Drive to patient homes, meetings, and events using personal vehicle.
  • Demonstrate the TTUHSC Values Based Culture. 
Occasional Duties
  • Attend community partner meetings.
  • Assist in marketing the NFP Program to community at large.
  • Assist program data coordinator as needed.
  • May include travel outside of Lubbock county, which may include overnight to several days.
Required Qualifications
Education: Graduate from an approved accredited nursing program.
License/Certification: Current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas.
Experience: A minimum of two years of Staff Nurse experience in a specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Community experience and maternal child health area.
  • Experience conducting home visits.
  • Have reliable transportation w\\required vehicle inspections and auto-insurance 
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • BLS Cert
Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

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.

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. 

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.

Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Schedule Details
Schedule includes day, evening, and weekend time.

Travel Required: Up to 75%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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