Employees in this classification are responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities in an assigned correctional facility. They function within their legal scope of practice and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organization and practice setting. Work is performed under the direction of a registered nurse as part of a total correctional managed health care team in providing safe and competent care to patients.
Basic Computer Skills
Experience working in a correctional/prison environment.
Current Vocational Nursing license in the State of Texas or the attainment of a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice vocational nursing pending full licensure in the State of Texas. New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) on the first attempt.
Current Vocational Nurse License in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas.
Current CPR certification Education:
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program Experience:
Texas Tech University