Job Description

Extended Job Title
Registered Nurse (RN) - Staff

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this classification are responsible for providing professional nursing care in an assigned specialty or sub-specialty clinic. They perform a variety of general and specialized nursing duties as part of a total health care team to provide the patient with complete evaluations. Employees in this position generally assist the head nurse in the supervision of other clinic personnel and may substitute for this person in the event of his/her absence. May supervise and instruct subordinate nursing personnel. Receives supervision from head nurse or physician, functions independently within guidelines. May supervise ancillary nursing personnel in the performance of certain tasks, and assists in training personnel. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

Requisition ID
23216BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Serves as a team leader
  • Assesses patients to be seen by Physician
  • Assist physician with exam or procedures for assigned clinic in the department.
  • Educate patient about disease and health maintains.
  • Triage patients calls, labs and referrals.
  • Takes vital signs, weight, height measurements and records in patient's chart (or source doc) and in summary reports and documents.
  • Displays ability to perform clinic procedures according to policies.
  • Consults with patients via telephone and within clinic as appropriate; interpret, to provide schedule of visits, reiterate MD instructions and answers to questions in a caring and informative manner.


Grant Funded?
Yes

Minimum Hire Rate
18.24

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
* Bilingual Spanish/English
* Preferred GI diseases nursing experience
* Prior experience in clinical research and obtaining informed consent preferred
* Experience working in outpatient clinical setting
* Experience working EMR/EHR
 

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Internal Medicine Elp Genl

Job Type
Part 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

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
Completion of a Board of Nursing accredited program of professional nursing or scheduled to complete a program of professional nursing within 120 days of applying for a position; current Registered Nursing license in the state of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt. No experience required.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Yes

Are select agents used in this 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

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