Nurse Clinician (RN) - Powledge Unit - Clinical
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Nurse Clinician (RN) - Powledge UnitThe 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).
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
* Adheres to internal controls established for department.
* Performs related duties as required.
Standard patient care supplies, equipment and mechanical
Located within the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention
center. Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing
is also required.
GN/RN with a current license or valid permit to practice
professional nursing in Texas. Completion of an accredited basic
nursing education program. 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 more than six (6)
months of experience will be considered for a Nurse Clinician II -
Outpatient or Nurse Clinician III - 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
Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Tyler , Nurse Clinician (RN) - Powledge Unit - Clinical, Healthcare , Palestine, Texas
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