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Correctional LVN - H96316

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX 79414
Extended Job Title
Correctional LVN - H96316

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691501 - Psych Montford Unit

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

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
1. Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes. 

2. Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.

3. Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.

4. Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications.

5. Monitors patient’s medical status and reports changes in status to supervisor or provider.

6. Represents nursing in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

7. All other duties as assigned.

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

    Grant Funded?

    Minimum Hire Rate
    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

    Pay Basis

    Schedule Details
    Discussed during the interview

    Work Location

    Preferred Qualifications
    One year experience in psychiatric nursing or in
    corrections is preferred.

    HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

    Psych Montford Unit

    Required Attachments
    Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

    Job Type
    Full 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 on the Human Resources webpage.

    Job Group

    Occasional Duties
    As requested by the supervisor.

    Benefits Offered
    *  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
    *  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
    *  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
    *  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
    *  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
    *  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
    *  And much more.


    EEO Statement
    As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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. * Current CPR certification Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program Experience: * None


Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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