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Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff-Internal Medicine Triage and float nurse

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

37182BR

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing professional nursing care in an assigned specialty or sub-specialty clinic. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of a total health care team to provide the patient with complete evaluations. 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.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department: Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
Reports 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 healthcare team. Assists in determining the physical and
mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse
patients and their families. Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care. Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs. Participates
in emergency preparedness drills in department.  Attends Nursing staff meetings. Participates in
the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care.
Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR. Takes and
records accurate vital signs and measurements. Communicates with patients via telephone per
clinic protocols. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for
examinations, treatments, and prccedures. Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment.
Stocks and inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms. Completes
Annual Nursing Core Competency Training. Appropriately triage incoming symptom based
calls. Professional Development: Promote, Assess, and Evaluate the educational needs and
requirements specific to your job discipline. Assists in determining the physical and mental
health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse
patients and their families. Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient
care. Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs.
Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department. Attends nursing staff meetings.
Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates
continuity of care. Assists with or performs exams and procedures
and documents intervention in EMR.  Takes and records accurate vital signs and
measurements.  Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.  Appropriately triage incoming symptom based calls. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.  Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment.  Stocks and Inspects inventory of supplies in
examination and treatment rooms.  Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair.
Professional Development: Promote, Assess, and evaluate the educational needs and
requirements specific to your job discipline.

Occasional Duties
As directed by Nurse Managers

Required Qualifications
Education:
Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of professional nursing or scheduled to complete a program of professional nursing within 120 days of applying for a position.
License/Certification:
Current Registered Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.
Experience:
No experience required.

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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 education, experience and/or skills.

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

Schedule Details
M-F day shift

Travel Required: Up to 25%

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
290X
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