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Correctional LVN

Company: Texas Tech University
Location: Lamesa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description--- 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.--- Administer or assist with the administration and documentation of medications--- Assists with and performs focal assessments and procedures documenting the assessments and interventions in the EMR.--- Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities--- Maintains working knowledge regarding the storage, usage, safety and administration of medication via Direct Observation Therapy (DOT) and Pill Window.--- Triage SCR by ensuring compliance with ATC and P--- Completes and documents on incoming chain reviews.--- Makes daily restrictive housing and medium custody rounds--- Sharps (working and bulk) are maintained and counted per policy.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 momentsBenefits 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.Major/Essential FunctionsEmployees 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.Required QualificationsLicense/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.Preferred Qualifications

Keywords: Texas Tech University, Midland , Correctional LVN, Healthcare , Lamesa, Texas

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