Job Description

Extended Job Title
Director of Nurses

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Supervises and delegates nursing care of members of the health team. May perform nursing care based on staffing needs. Functions within the legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates patient care services. Provides supervision and direction to subordinate nursing staff to ensure a safe, efficient, and professional environment.

 

Requisition ID
23495BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Transcript

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Be responsible for proper and safe medication management inside the clinics, including storage, inventory, administration, patient monitoring and documentation
  • Be responsible for in-clinic point of care laboratory testing
  • Be responsible for storage, processing and disposal of instruments used in clinics, including the processing of re-usable instruments, working in cooperation with the Infection Control Office
  • Implementation of other infection control practices throughout the clinics (low level disinfection, isolation, precautions, hand hygiene)
  • Oversee that in-clinic procedures are performed in compliance with policies related to safety and quality


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Schedule Details
M-F 8-5

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in point of care testing. Experience in pharmacy organization. expertise in instrument re-processing.

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Assc Dean Clinical Affairs Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
  • Training and oversight of nurses in clinic processes and policies
  • Oversee that applicable clinic staff has the proper and updated training and competencies for their nursing related functions
  • Review and approve purchases of equipment from a clinical perspective in consultation with Infection Control and Safety Services
  • Attend meetings with other components of Clinics Operations, review related metrics and work to achieve goals as outlined by clinical leadership

 

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
  • A current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing or ability to transfer license to Texas. Education/Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree from an approved accredited University; at least four years of nursing experience, of which two of those years are in a supervisory capacity, OR graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; at least six years of nursing experience of which two of those years are in a supervisory capacity


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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