Correctional Licensed Vocational Nurse
Texas Tech University - Wichita Falls, TX

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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 adn 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
Medication administration. Obtain and appropriately label specimen for lab tests. Prepare patient for appropriate procedures for nurses and MD/PA sick call. Assists in emergencies. Assist MD/PA with physical exam. Assure appropriate access to care.

Occasional Duties

  • Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program
  • None

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
Experience with special procedures utilized in assigned area of work, i.e., chemotherapy administration, laser treatments, etc.

Security Sensitive?

Security Level (TTU only)

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?

Pay Basis
Semi-Monthly (Non-Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Correctional Managed Health Care (CMHC)

Work Location
Wichita Falls

Zip Code

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
3 PM – 11 PM Shift.

Physical Demands
Stand 1/3-2/3, walk 1/3-2/3, sit 1/3-2/3, Use hands to finger, handle, feel 2/3, reach with hands, arms 2/3,climb or balance 1/3, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 1/3-2/3, Talk or hear 2/3, lift up to 10 pounds 1/3-2/3, up to 25 to 100 pounds less than 1/3. Work moving mechanical parts 1/3, work in high, precarious places 1/3, fumes or airborne particles 1/3.

Salary Grade

Hourly Pay Range
16.01 - 19.71

Monthly Pay Range
2775.00 - 3416.40

Internal Candidates Only?

Internal Cand Open Date

Internal Cand Closing Date

EEO Statement:
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

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