Job Description

Extended Job Title
Head Nurse (Clinical Ops-Family Medicine/Kenworthy)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization, direction, and evaluation of patient care services (primarily nursing services) within an assigned specialty or sub-specialty area in one of the ambulatory clinics. Persons in this position provide supervision and direction to subordinate nursing personnel, coordinating the nursing service with the medical services in order to provide an efficient and professional environment for optimum production in health care for the patient. Employees are also responsible for providing professional nursing care within the assigned area of work. Supervisory duties include but are not limited to interviewing applicants for vacant nursing positions and making the final selection, maintaining personnel records regarding leave time, evaluations, and personnel problems, conducting employee evaluations, approving and coordinating leave time for nursing personnel, and assisting personnel in setting work-related goals. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Manages clinic activities with clinic manager and address changes to staff
  • Directly supervises clinical employees impacts patient, staff and the flow of the clinic
  • Able to communicate changes, issues and other important information that impacts patient, staff and the flow of the clinic
  • Provides professional nursing care to patients and administration of drugs
  • Manages consultations with physician
  • Responsible for planning, developing, implementation and monitoring department goals and procedures based on federal law/Medicare regulations and JCAHO
  • Responsible for patient education
  • Manages medical equipment, supplies and maintained medication inventory
  • Manages overall nursing activities in clinic and assures that policies and procedures are being followed based on Texas standards
  • Identify that appropriate tasks are assigned to an unlicensed all unlicensed and licensed personnel and maintains delegation
  • Monitors safe and legal parameters for nursing staff
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures and practices (Regents Rules, TTUS, HSECEP OPs, etc.)
  • Personally demonstrate, display and act in accordance with TTUHSC EP's Values (Service, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Advancement, and Teamwork)
  • Serve as a Value's leader while actively promoting and encouraging staff across the institution
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to handle and deal with administrative matters
  • Ability to instruct others in procedures, techniques, etc.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice
  • Ability to supervise and assign work of others
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to handle and deal with nursing administrative matters
  • Ability to instruct others in procedures, techniques, etc.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice
  • Ability to supervise and assign work of others
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Education or training AND level & type of experience
  • Ability to interact effectively and to communicate with patients, physicians, and clinic staff
  • Ability to exercise independence, judgment, and flexibility
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent supervisor skills
  • Excellent customer service skills-people person BSN and management related background
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish
  • Advance level in computer skills
  • Experienced in EMR (Electronic Medical Records) process
  • Experience in Joint Commission process
  • Experienced in developing and writing policies

HSC - El Paso

Clinical Operations FM

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


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
  • Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program
  • Current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas
  • At least four years in nursing, with at least two of those years in a supervisory capacity

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Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
66B, 66C, 66E, 66G, 66H, 66N, 66S, 66T

Air Force Specialty Code
46AX, 46FX, 46NX, 46PX, 46SX

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