Licensed Vocational Nurse – Corrections
Provides nursing care that is efficient, appropriate, and therapeutic for patients while ensuring that established security requirements are maintained (as defined by the Bexar County Adult Detention Center and Central Magistrate’s Office). Continuously monitors the condition and status of patients and delivers care that meets or exceeds established standards. Supports and adheres to University Health System (UHS) and Detention Health Care Services (DHCS) policies and procedures. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with UHS mission, vision and values. Promotes excellent internal and external customer relations.
Experience in correctional health care, psychiatric nursing, or nursing in an emergency environment is preferred. Prior knowledge or experience within the University Health System’s nursing services and/or certification as a Certified Correctional Health Care Provider (CCHP) is also preferred.
Must possess a current license to practice Vocational Nursing in the State of Texas. Must also maintain current CPR certification.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.