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Bilingual (Spanish) Primary Care Nurse (RN), Wellness Cente - Med Surg

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Bilingual (Spanish) Primary Care Nurse (RN), Wellness Cente
Job Posting Title:

Bilingual (Spanish) Primary Care Nurse (RN), Wellness Cente

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Hiring Department:

School of Nursing

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Position Open To:

All Applicants

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Weekly Scheduled Hours:

40

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FLSA Status:

Exempt

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Earliest Start Date:

Immediately

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Position Duration:

Expected to Continue Until Dec 31, 2024

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Location:

UT MAIN CAMPUS

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Job Details:

General Notes

This Primary Care Nurse (RN) full-time position is to be divided between Family Wellness Center located in the UT Development Building located at 2901 N Interstate Hwy 35 Suite 1.301 in Austin, TX 78722 and the Children's Wellness Center located at 5301 Ross Road, Suite H in Del Valle, TX. General schedule is Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, on occasion schedule may change to include some evening or weekend hours.

Purpose

Provide professional nursing knowledge and skills in the care and treatment of children and adult patients in a primary care setting.

Responsibilities

* Supports patient care by performing focused nursing assessments, patient intake, vaccines administration, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing assisting in the determination of predictable healthcare needs, within the scope of practice, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician's assistant, or physician.


* Triages patient calls delivering nursing interventions that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patients' response in the medical record.


* Prepares and administers medications or treatments as prescribed by a health care provider and supports discharge process of patients at the end of each visit as necessary.


* Collaborates with the clinic supervisor and participates in the administration of nursing services by providing working assistance and assigning tasks to non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel.


* Support the operations and management of the clinic's vaccination program.


* Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation. Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for medical treatment.


* Addresses individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal, or urgent situations.


* Support communication with community partners via face-to-face meetings, emails, and phone calls as needed.


* Demonstrate excellent engagement skills with people from diverse backgrounds.


* Must be comfortable and flexible with changing priorities and self-directed problem solving.


* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with providers, staff, and patient.



Required Qualifications

* Minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
* Current unencumbered license from the Texas Board of Nursing.
* At least two years of pediatric and/or adult experience.
* Bilingual in English and Spanish.
* Current CPR certification.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Flexible hours. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
* Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) or more years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice.

Fluent Spanish-speaker.

Salary Range

$71,000.00

Working Conditions

* Typical clinical environment and/or office conditions.
* May work around standard office conditions.
* May work around biohazards.
* Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
* Use of manual dexterity.
* Lifting and moving.

Required Materials

* Resume/CV


* 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
* Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. 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.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

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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.

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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.

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Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]
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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.

Keywords: University of Texas at Austin, Waco , Bilingual (Spanish) Primary Care Nurse (RN), Wellness Cente - Med Surg, Other , Austin, Texas

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