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Sr. Staff Nurse-Student Health Services

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


Position Description
Employees in this position generally assist the head nurse in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for this person in the event of his/her absence. 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 under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Student Health Services Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
Student Health Services at Texas Tech University is the on-campus medical care clinic exclusively for Texas Tech students. The mission of Student Health Services is to proudly provide compassionate, high-quality and accessible healthcare to Texas Tech students. This primary care clinic is an exciting place to work. It is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where patients always come first.  
The Sr. Staff Nurse will support our mission by: 
  • Welcoming patients warmly with compassion and enthusiasm.
  • Listening carefully to patient needs presented face to face or over the telephone and communicating clear and accurate information in response to all members of the health care team
  • Implementing teaching plans for patients and their families with well-defined health learning needs. 
  • Reporting data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team. 
  • Working collaboratively with other health care team members to ensure patient needs are met and clinic operations are efficient.
  • Communicating with patients via telephone per clinic protocols. 
  • Preparing and operating necessary equipment and instruments for examination, treatments and procedures. 
  • Assisting with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR. 
  • Taking and recording accurate vital signs and measurements. 
  • Communicating patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care. 
  • Utilizing appropriate protocols to triage walk-in patients and patients who call the clinic requiring assessment.
  • Working under the supervision of a clinician and utilizing Standard Delegation Orders to manage a nurse clinic. 
  • Maintaining inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms. 
  • Participating in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitate continuity of care. 
    Assisting in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families. 
  • Assisting Nursing Team Leader with development and implementation of clinic goals, objectives, to facilitate improved patient outcomes. 
  • Managing refill requests and administering medications to patients following policies and procedures for medication management.
  • Completing Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair. 
  • Participating in emergency preparedness drills in department. 
  • Attending nursing staff meetings. 
  • Medication administration and reconciliation.
  • Assisting clinicians with procedures.
Occasional Duties
Provide nursing support to the community-based Family Medicine Clinic when resources allow.  Helping with outreach opportunities for the TTU campus.

Required Qualifications
Graduate from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer license to Texas. A minimum of two years of Staff Nurse experience in a specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a hospital, ambulatory clinic, or community-based setting.
CPR\\BLS Certified.
Electronic Health Records (EHR) experience.
Experience in collecting specimens for point of care testing.
Experience in patient assessment and intake.

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

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. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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
Mon -Thurs: 8 - 5:30pm; Fridays: 8 - noon

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Air Force Specialty Code
46AX, 46FX, 46NX, 46PX, 46SX

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
66B, 66C, 66E, 66G, 66H, 66N, 66S, 66T

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
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