Nurse Clinician (RN) Out Pt - Stiles Unit
Company: UTMB Health
Posted on: August 5, 2022
The mission of Correctional Managed Care is to address the
healthcare needs of underserved patient populations within the
Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and the Texas Juvenile
Justice Department (TJJD). JOB SUMMARY : Competent clinician to
provide direct nursing care to an assigned group of patients and
possesses knowledge and skill to meet standards for competent
professional nursing practice as specified in the Texas Nurse
Practice Act. Competently functions as a member of an
interdisciplinary care team which is focused and patient centered.
Manages unexpected or emergency situations that are commonly seen
in assigned specialty population. Serves as a resource for other
nursing staff. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : Competently and
independently assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents
the daily care of assigned patients. Competently identifies
patients care needs, formulates appropriate nursing diagnoses,
develops and individualizes care plan, and revises plan of care as
needed. Competently executes physician's orders for all assigned
patients. Administers medications and treatments and delivers
culturally congruent and specialty appropriate competent nursing
care in accordance with UTMB, TDCJ and/or TJJD policies,
procedures, and standards in a caring and compassionate manner.
Competently and independently performs routine and complex
technical procedures/skills in assigned specialty area. Competently
and independently plans, coordinates, and prioritizes patient care
activities according to skill level and work complexity. Adheres to
internal controls established for department. Performs related
duties as required. EQUIPMENT : Standard patient care supplies,
equipment and mechanical devices. WORK ENVIRONMENT : Located within
the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention center.
Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing is also
required. REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE : Registered Nurse (RN)
with two (2) years of clinical RN experience. Must possess and
maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in Texas.
Current BLS-HP required. This is an open-pooled position.
Applicants' education/experience will be considered and the
position may be filled at a lower or higher level, as appropriate.
Applicants with less than two (2) years of experience will be
considered for a Nurse Clinician II - Outpatient or Nurse Clinician
I - Outpatient position.Salary is commensurate with years of
relevant work experience.Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health
strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to
race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by
institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such
distinction is required by law. As a VEVRRA Federal Contractor,
UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women,
minorities, protected veterans and individuals with
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