Job Description

Extended Job Title
Head Nurse/Nurse Manager (Internal Medicine/Alberta)

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

Major/Essential Functions
  • Manages clinic activities with clinic supervisors and leads
  • Provides leadership for Department employees, i.e., troubleshooting, hiring, training, measuring, evaluating, supervising and managing clinic personnel for the Department
  • Provides professional nursing care to patients within the scope of practice
  • Manages consultations w/patients via calls or in person
  • Responsible for planning, developing, implementation & monitoring dept. goals, procedures, nursing clinical activities & standards based on Federal law/Medicare regulations and JACHO Standards
  • Responsible for Patient Education
  • Manages Medical equipment, supplies and medication inventory
  • Responsible for preparing Position Descriptions (PD)
  • Monitor and identify tasks Delegation according to scope of practice, competencies, and training

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Must be familiar with Joint Commission standards for operations of an Ambulatory Clinic


HSC - El Paso

Clinical Operations IM

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, 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
Business Professionals


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 ability to obtain a Texas license
  • At least four years in nursing, with at least two of those years in a supervisory capacity

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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