Job Description

Extended Job Title
Head Nurse

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
17687BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides supervision for professional nursing services to clinics of the department
  • Develops, oversees QA/QI initiatives, reports findings
  • Develops and maintains nursing standards/performance standards
  • Provides for the educational experience of residents, students and staff
  • Maintains control of medical equipment/property necessary to conduct business in the clinics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated management skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
4413.92

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is necessary to interact with primarily Spanish speaking patient population
  • MSN


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Ob Gyn Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, 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 on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Professionals

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
+Education:+ Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. +License/Certification:+ Current RN license in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a Texas license. +Experience:+ 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

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