Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr. Staff Nurse-Pulmonary

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
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
21882BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Assist physician with exam or procedures for a specific specialty clinic in the department.
  • Performs needed procedures for the patient in a specific specialty clinic.
  • Educate patient about disease and health maintains.
  • Assist Head Nurse with assigned duties.
  • Serves as a team leader and provides direction to staff and faculty
  • Triage patient calls and walk-ins.
  • Obtains pre-authorizations for specialized medications and for hospital admissions.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
21.28

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in pulmonary preferred. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Internal Medicine Elp Genl

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

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
Graduate from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer license to Texas. Two years of Registered Nurse experience in a specialty area. Certified in CPR and maintains certification.

Position Specific:
1 year of experience in a hospital Medical/Surgical unit or Internal Medicine clinical setting.

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

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