The Emergency Center “EC” at University Hospital is proud of its role as a Level I Trauma Center serving over 22 counties in South/Central Texas. The EC is the largest ER in San Antonio, Texas, made up of 40 beds which include 6 beds dedicated to trauma. The EC serves patients of all ages with trauma, medical, OB-GYN, social services and psychiatric services. Perks The entire care team is known for their swift response, specialized skills and support when it is needed most. There is no better relationship in nursing than that of an EC Nurse working with an EC provider. Teamwork is essential for quality patient care and safety.
- Preceptor program for nurses
- Learning environment
- Flexible schedules for employees
- Fast-paced environment
- Open-door policy practiced by management
- Leading-edge technology
- Highly-trained Emergency Physicians
- Many Nationally Certified Emergency Nurses
BSN from an accredited school of professional nursing is preferred. ADN with extensive experience will be considered. Must have current AHA BLS card. Current RN license from the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas. Two years of experience in an ER or Critical Care.
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.