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Licensed Vocational Nurse-Resource Nurse

Employer
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location
Lubbock

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Extended Job Title
Licensed Vocational Nurse-Resource Nurse
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
691202 - RMF - Ward
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
37802BR
Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference
Travel Required
None
Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected
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.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Monitors patient's medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.
  • Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
  • Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.
  • All other duties as assigned.
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
In addition to the base position compensation, we offer shift differential pay for night and weekend shifts:
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
Pay Basis
Hourly
Work Location
Lubbock
Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care
Department
RMF - Ward
Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV
Job Type
Part 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.

Organization

TTUHSC operates five schools, multiple online programs and numerous facilities across the state of Texas, with campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and the Permian Basin (Midland & Odessa), in addition to our flagship campus in Lubbock, Texas.

As a university separate from Texas Tech University, we have been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing world-class patient care to the surrounding communities. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where real people come for life-saving medical care.

What We Stand For: Inclusion, Vision & Values

Being part of the TTUHSC team means being part of a supportive community that empowers each individual and embraces all cultures, races, backgrounds, abilities and identities. Diversity and Inclusion are not just important—they are essential to our mission and integral to our purpose.

Five core values—One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service⁠—drive everything we do. Through our Values-Based Culture, we are committed to promoting an exceptional, inclusive & equitable workplace.

Our Vision: “Transform health care through innovation and collaboration.” Here, everyone plays a vital role.

Compensation & Benefits

TTUHSC proudly provides many exceptional employee benefits, including a generous compensation package with comprehensive benefits, medical and dental insurance at no charge to the employee, paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and state holidays) and substantial automatic retirement contributions.

Additionally, we invest in employee success by providing many resources designed to support your personal wellness and professional growth, including:

Comprehensive Health Plans and Other Core Insurance
State Retirement Programs and Pension Options
Retiree Insurance for Lifetime Medical Benefits
Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning Programs
Tuition scholarships for employees and their dependents
Leadership and Professional Development Programs
Mental and Physical Wellness Programs
Employee Recognition Programs and Longevity Pay
 

We are excited for you to consider joining our team at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Nationally-recognized as a "Great College to Work For,” TTUHSC provides so much more than just a job!

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