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Certified Nursing Assistant (PRN) - Correctional Medicine

Company: University of North Texas
Location: Denton
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Job Description:

Position DetailsUNT System OverviewWelcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. Posting TitleCertified Nursing Assistant (PRN) - Correctional MedicineDepartmentHSC-Correctional Medicine-350501Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimePart-TimePay RateSalary commensurate with experienceSalary InformationSalary Commensurate with experienceDepartment SummaryThis posting is for an hourly contract position and is non-benefits eligible.This Certified Nursing Assistant - PRN position will be located within the University of North Texas Health Science Center's (UNTHSC) - Correctional Medicine Department (CMD). This position will report to CMD's Clinical Operations Manager.This contract position will responsible for providing Certified Nursing Assistant Health Care Services for UNTHSC's Comprehensive Medical Services contracts with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). These services will be provided on-site and within the secure perimeter of a Federal Bureau of Prisons correctional facility in the Fort Worth area.Position SummaryThis contract position will provide certified nursing health care services and will be scheduled on a PRN basis by UNTHSC's Correctional Medicine Department to support the coverage needs of the designated Federal Bureau of Prisons facility.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) shall provide nursing services to inmates in the designated Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facility consistent with their certification. CNA shall be required to adhere to Joint Commission, BOP Program Review, and American Correctional Association standards.Scope of Services and Clinical Duties CNAs must adhere to the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:CNAs must adhere to following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:Assist with direct patient care procedures, treatment, and other related clinical tasks consistent with CNA certification.Perform routine clinical procedures based on defined BOP protocols.Assists in obtaining patient histories, takes vital signs, prepares charts and assists with medical examinations.Assist with scheduling appointments.Assist with dispensing medications and medical supplies consistent with certification.Practice safety, environmental and infection control methods.Provide all other duties as assigned within the scope of their CNA certification to support the clinical operations and health care missions of the assigned BOP facility.Upon completion of each shift, the CNA shall ensure all required medical records and reports for inmate patients assigned during their shift has been completed consistent with Joint Commission and/or Bureau policies, procedures and regulations. CNA shall also ensure effective coordination and transfer of care responsibilities of assigned inmate patients to other clinical staff and/or appropriate BOP staff for continuity of care purposes.Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:Current Nursing Assistant Certification in the State of TexasPreferred QualificationsThe preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:1) Completion of a National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) and current Nursing Assistant certification.2) Experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant.3) Must be Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certified, in accordance with the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.4) Must be able to type, file, do basic math and work on a computer, along with the ability to read, understand, fluently speak, and legibly write English.5) Must have a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology and understand medical terminology.Required License / Registration / CertificationCurrent Nursing Assistant Certification in the State of TexasWork ScheduleNo ResponseDriving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO StatementThe University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical RequirementsNone of these ListedPosting NumberH011PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsThis posting is for an hourly contract position and is non-benefits eligible.Multiple positions are available.Please do not apply to this posting. Interested candidates should submit an updated resume to kristi.wright@unthsc.edu and stephen.robertson@unthsc.eduPlease include updated contact information including cell phone number and e-mail address.Quicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/32502Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Did you submit an updated CV or resume', updated contact information including cell phone number and e-mail address to kristi.wright@unthsc.edu and stephen.robertson@unthsc.edu? YesNoDocuments Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsOptional Documents

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