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Nurse Community Health Specialist

Job Type | Day Shift Category | Nursing Job Schedule | Full Time Department | Nurse Family Partnership
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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 Nurse Community Health Specialist? 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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Learn more about what it means to be a nurse at University Health

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.

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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 | Day Shift Category | Nursing Job Schedule | Full Time Department | Nurse Family Partnership
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the general direction of clinical director/area manager, functions independently in the role of expert community health clinician, educator, consultant, case manger, and/or researcher. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, develops a broad spectrum plan of care for individual/families/ population group. Provides specialized health care to clients in the defined population. Identifies emerging/recurring health problems. Develop and/or implements programs both internally and in collaboration with external partners for identified problems. Supervise nursing and non-professional staff.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science in Nursing and two years of experience in nursing is preferred. Recent experience in community health, maternal/child health, or mental/behavioral nursing and proficiency in reading, writing and speaking Spanish preferred. Ability to interpret findings, initiate and follow established protocols and procedures, consult with members of healthcare team, observe and assess health factors.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas is required. Valid Texas driver’s license and insured automobile required. Current CPR required

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