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Sr. Staff Nurse

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 6/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 516286
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr. Staff Nurse

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this position generally assist the head nurse in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for this person in the event of his/her absence. May supervise and instruct subordinate nursing personnel. Receives supervision from head nurse or physician, functions independently within guidelines. May supervise ancillary nursing personnel in the performance of certain tasks, and assists in training personnel. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Requisition ID
21076BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs.
  • 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. 
  • Maintains referrals and authorizations accordingly to maintain continuity of care for patients. 
  • Attends nursing staff meetings.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment.
  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols in a timely manner to achieve highest patient satisfaction. 
  • Stocks and Inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms. Manages supplies to minimize clinic discontinuity and dysfunction.
  • Manages patient flow according to physician availability to maximize patient satisfaction. Will be the point of contact for delay or any other issue for the clinic. 
  • Completes annual nursing core competency training and skills fair.
  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, common needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patient and their families.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills within the department.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least two years of RN nursing experience preferably Pediatrics. 
  • Pediatrics general and/or Endocrinology experience preferred. 
  • Certified Diabetes Educator preferred. 


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Health Care Professional

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor. 


Shift
Day

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.

Required Qualifications
Graduate from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer license to Texas. A minimum of two years of Staff Nurse experience in a specialty area.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Application Instructions

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