Charge Nurse

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas
  • Apr 17, 2021
Public Health

Job Description

Position Description

Employees in this classification are responsible for professional nursing care. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the polices and procedures of the organization and practice setting. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of the total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients. Employees in this position generally assist the Director of Nurses in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for the Director of Nurses in their absence. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions, necessitating a high degree of contact with patients and clinic personnel.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Makes daily assignments as appropriate and ensures all daily assignments are accomplished.
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.
  • Supports the goal of the unit by attending meetings and sharing the information with the staff in regular staff meetings.
  • Maintains appropriate supplies and equipment.
  • Collects statistical data, prepares reports and maintains records.

Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.

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 moments

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Benefits 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
• Employer paid liability insurance for all licensed employees.
• And much more.

Required Qualifications

License/Certification: * Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer current R.N license to Texas. Current CPR certification. Education: * Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Experience: * Two years of RN experience in a hospital, clinic, or community based setting.

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.

Job Address

3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430 United States View Map