SALARY: $28.59 - $37.17 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 05/16/18
Evaluates health care needs and requirements of patients to develop plans of care to meet those needs. Coordinates the medical treatment and provides nursing care for patients. Provides clinical/administrative supervision for nursing staff and collaboration with other health care/non-health care staff on duty. Travis County offers great benefits and pension plan. JOIN OUR TEAM!
**For this RN Charge Nurse – Sheriff Department position, active Travis County employees are eligible for a $500.00 referral bonus after the referred employee has completed 6 months of employment with Travis County.**
This is the fifth in a series of five nursing-related job classifications within the Medical job family. This classification practices under the guidelines of the Texas Nurse Practice Act in collaboration with physicians and other staff. Incumbents perform administrative and nursing duties of advanced complexity that require a high degree of initiative and independent judgment. This classification is distinguished from the Registered Nurse II in that incumbents plan, perform and evaluate nursing/patient care functions, and provide clinical and administrative supervision to other on-site nursing staff. This classification may require work in secure facilities. This classification may require a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the department. A shift differential is offered!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited Registered Nursing program AND two (2) years of Registered Nursing experience, including one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience.
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
Current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
WORK ENVIRONMENT & OTHER INFORMATION:
Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 35-100 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. Subject to contact with communicable diseases, radiation, hazardous waste, human fecal matter and foul odors.
This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Position pay on an annual salary basis, hourly rates shown for illustrative purposes only.
Work Hours: *Shift work, 40 hours/week, Evening or Night Shift
SEVERAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!
*Works some holidays, nights and weekends
*15% Shift pay differential
Location: Austin, TX
Drug and Alcohol Test Required, along with Criminal, Credit, Driving, Education and Employment Background Check Required.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
700 Lavaca Street, Suite 420
Austin, TX 78701
RN CHARGE NURSE