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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Austin, Texas

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Registered Nurse, Psychiatry, UT Health Austin


Job Posting Title: Registered Nurse, Psychiatry, UT Health Austin * --- Hiring Department: Dell Medical School * --- Position Open To: All Applicants * --- Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 * --- FLSA Status: Non-Exempt * --- Earliest Start Date: Immediately * --- Position Duration: Expected to Continue * --- Location: UT MAIN CAMPUS * --- Job Details: Purpose: Provide care and general welfare throughout the cycle of care for patients served in the Clinical Care Units at UT Health Austin to include answering questions, providing support and education as needed, as well as acting as a liaison between patients, families and the providers as required. Responsibilities * Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patients' response in the medical record. Reviews referral documents and medical records to determine patient's clinical indications are appropriate for scheduling with the clinical team. Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces provider instructions in person and through telephone contact. * Provides patient education and documents patient's response in medical record. Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for research and/or medical treatment. Triages patient phone inquiries according to provider and/or departmental protocols and documents such actions in patients' medical records. * Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel. Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation. Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural changes according to nursing expertise. * Prepares equipment and assists providers during physical exams and medical procedures. Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by provider. Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning of equipment. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area. Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical activities. * Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. Required Qualifications Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing. Three years of general nursing experience with some administrative experience. Current CPR certification. At least three (3) years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment with minimal guidance. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal, or urgent situations. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. Must be comfortable and flexible with changing priorities and self-directed problem solving. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN). Five (5) or more years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (or will be provided with). Experience working in psychiatry. Experience with research activities. Working knowledge of and/or experience with Value-Based Healthcare Delivery models. Experience delivering care through a multidisciplinary team. Proficiency using Athena electronic medical records. Experience tracking, measuring, and using patient reported outcomes in developing treatment plans for patients. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Salary Range $82,000+ depending on qualifications Working Conditions * May work around standard office conditions * May work around biohazards * May work around chemicals * Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation * Use of manual dexterity * Lifting and moving * Combination of office, exam, and other clinical settings. * May involve standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Required Materials * Resume/CV * 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor * Letter of interest Important: You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes. * --- Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. * --- Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. * --- Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. * --- Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. * --- Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. * --- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. * --- E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following: * E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF] * E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF] * Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF] * Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF] * --- Compliance: Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031. The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.


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Posting ID: 915985935 Posted: 2024-05-11 Job Title: Registered Nurse