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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Internal Full Time Float Nurse

Company: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Licensed Vocational Nurse - Internal Full Time Float Nurse

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.

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.
  • Full-time flexible supplemental workforce.
  • Provide additional licensed nursing support to fill in gaps and alleviate staffing shortage.
  • Completes additional clinical and administrative tasks based on unit needs.
  • Builds professional connections to strengthen our team and promote our valuesAbout 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 .
    This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the :
    • 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 momentsTake care of yourself and your family. Enjoy some of the best in the state of Texas:
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Training
      • Continuing Education
      • Loan Forgiveness Program
      • Retiree Insurance
      • Paid Leave
      • Leadership Program
      • State PensionIn 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.

            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.

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            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.

            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:


Keywords: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock , Licensed Vocational Nurse - Internal Full Time Float Nurse, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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