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Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff

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

37283BR

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: Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
  • Triage patient calls
  • 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 health care 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 well-defined health learning needs.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in the 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.
  • Obtain and record accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Communicate with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments, and procedures.
  • Maintains the inventory of supplies and medications for optimal and accessible storage. 
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair.
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.

Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual in Spanish and English

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral

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
8-5p

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
290X
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