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Lubbock, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff

Job Description:

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.

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 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 health learning needs.

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

Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.

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.

Appropriately triage incoming symptom based calls measurements.

Occasional Duties

Assigned to work with Allergist if needed as well as do allergy testing, injections, and allergy serum mixing
Assigned to work in triage
Assigned to cover other areas as deemed by nursing supervisors

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

Clinic nursing experience preferred but not required .
Allergy nursing experience preferred but not required
Positive attitude and team oriented
Excellent attendance and punctuality

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, 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 on the Human Resources webpage.

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.

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.

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