Texas Tech University PAMIO Correctional LVN-H97450 in Amarillo, Texas

PAMIO Correctional LVN-H97450

Requisition ID 12536BR

Work Location Amarillo

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

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.

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

  • Maintains working knowledge of current issues and treatment modalities.

  • Complies with CMHC and TTUHSC policy and security procedures including all necessary paperwork.

  • Performs direct therapeutic interaction/care for the patient in PAMIO, CMI and Crisis Management.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of mental illness and correctional managed healthcare.

Occasional Duties As assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic Computer Skills

  • Experience working in a correctional/prison environment.

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.

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 16.89 (Negotiable)

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Other

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 12/13/2018