Job Description

Extended Job Title
Head Nurse (OBGYN/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
35103BR

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.
  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Documents and communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with well-defined health learning needs.
  • Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Obtains and records accurate vital signs and measurements.
  • Responsible for providing continued patient care and follow-up.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.
  • Attends Nursing staff meetings.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in examination and procedure rooms.
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • One year of experience in a hospital, clinic, or community-based setting.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • OB/GYN experience.


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Clinical Operations OB/GYN

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

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 website.

Job Group
Health Care Professional

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, 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?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X

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

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

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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