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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Corrections

Job Type | Rotating Shifts Category | Nursing Job Schedule | Full Time Department | Detention Health Care-Juvenile
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Overview

Becoming a Nurse at University Health is a great way to step up and be there for the people of South Texas. They look up to us, and as a Nurse at UH, we’ll look to you to help carry out this mission in an environment that has been designated, and redesignated, as a Magnet Health Organization by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) for more than a decade. From your first day, you’ll be hands on with our patients while gaining valuable experience, earning excellent benefits and making a real impact on people’s lives.

  • Full Time
  • Level:
  • Travel: Minimal (if any)
  • Salary: $63K-$96K
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Success Profile

What does it take to build a successful Licensed Vocational Nurse - Corrections? career at University Health? Take a look the top qualities we’re after and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Empathetic
  • Problem-solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong Communicator

At University Health, we are strongly committed to quality, compassion and innovation in everything we do here and in our community.

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Benefits

We believe in taking care of those who care for our community and provide each of our health care professionals with the benefits they need to thrive in all aspects of their lives.

Rewards

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  • Healthcare

    Medical: Excellent coverage for individuals and families with very low premiums and co-pays, and ZERO co-pays for medications filled at University Health. Dental, vision, pet insurance, flexible and health spending accounts.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

    Generous accrual rates that start on day one.

  • Retirement

    We offer both a 457(b) and 403(b) deferred compensation programs.

  • Education Reimbursement

    Including college tuition reimbursement up to $600 per semester, continuing education up to $400 and certification reimbursement.

  • Life and Disability

    Basic life paid by University Health, with optional plans for life and disability insurance.

  • Health and Wellness

    Employee discounts, including gym memberships, employee health clinic, healing arts program, community events.

Responsibilities

Job Type | Rotating Shifts Category | Nursing Job Schedule | Full Time Department | Detention Health Care-Juvenile
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides nursing care to juvenile patients in the Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center and in the Bexar County Secured Juvenile Corrections Treatment Center in accordance with the UH and DHCS policies and standards. Provides medical care in accordance with the TJJD (Texas Juvenile Justice Department) standards. Continuously monitors the condition and status of patients and delivers care that meets or exceeds established standards. Supports and adheres to University Health (UH) and Detention Health Care Services (DHCS) policies and procedures. Is aware of condition and status of patients and efficiently performs assigned duties. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with UH mission, vision and values. Promotes excellent internal and external customer relations.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

 Experience in correctional health care, psychiatric nursing, or nursing in an emergency environment is preferred. Prior knowledge or experience within the University Health’s nursing services and/or certification as a Certified Correctional Health Care Provider (CCHP) is also preferred.

LICENSURE

 Must possess a current license to practice Vocational Nursing in the State of Texas. Must also maintain current CPR certification.

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