The Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.  An application and Resume must be submitted for consideration.  Click here for Application.

Position: Nurse/County Jail                                        Reports to: Jail Administrator or designee

                                                                                    Date: March 2015

Salary:

$33,000 - $39,500 depending on experience and qualifications

Required Education:

Certificate, diploma, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in nursing

Additional Requirements:

LPN (licensed practical nurse) or RN (registered nurse)

Primary Tasks:

Performs a variety of professional nursing services for incarcerated patients within the Titus County Jail; related to planning, organizing, monitoring and implementing nursing and medical care services.

Essential Functions:

Under the general guidance, may be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Provide inmate health care based on needs assessment pertaining to mental health status and physical status; may diagnose initial medical complaints.
  • Following health assessment, assist in assigning inmates to appropriate housing unit, check inmates on a daily or as needed basis.
  • Identify treatment(s) for inmate medical needs and perform treatment(s) as deemed necessary.
  • Coordinate and assist with health care clinic on a weekly basis.
  • Perform physical exams to assess for potential health problems.

Responsible for the medication and inmate medical records, to include:

  • Proper implementation of physician orders or prescriptions.
  • Maintaining both an accurate inventory of medication(s) to ensure ample quantities for inmates, and a control process in order to purchase additional medical supplies and prescriptions in a timely manner.
  • Order required medications and assist in the dispensing of medications to inmates.
  • Record and maintain new and revised medications, and record clear, concise and accurate information pertaining to all treatments performed.

Responsible for both inmate and jail security and perform other tasks as assigned by supervision, to include but not limited to:

  • Secure all areas when entering and leaving.
  • Provide monthly TB reports and employee TB training.
  • Maintain TB log for all Titus County Sheriff’s employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Must be currently licensed
  • Ability to speak, read and write the English language is essential; Bilingual optional
  • Must be 21 years of age and must consent to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation.
  • Must have experience with personal computers. Good key boarding experience, writing and spelling skills necessary.  Experience with Windows and Excel is desirable.
  • Must be able to follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Must be currently BLS certified and able to assess a large variety of medical situations.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm, think clearly and act rapidly in an emergency situation.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, twist/turn, climb up/down stairs, and lift up to 50lbs if necessary.
  • A working knowledge of jail policy and procedures is a plus.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Must possess strong people skills, be cooperative and exercise professionalism in areas of public relations.
  • Must have a high level of integrity and honesty, and sustains and up-holds the law.
  • Must be punctual and reliable.
  • Must be a team player who enjoys interacting with people and is non-judgmental of others.
  • Must have a positive attitude and willing to accept new responsibilities as required.

 

*Must submit a RESUME and complete our APPLICATION*  







In Loving Memory of Constable Cleveland Johnson
05/03/1957 - 08/28/2014


  In Loving Memory of Trey Abston
 12/02/1967 - 07/05/2011 

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Mount Pleasant, TX 75455

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