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Category | Physician & Mid-Level Providers Job Shift | Day Shift Job ID | 00009885 Post Date | Feb. 21, 2024 Department | Detention Health Care-Adults

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Correctional Health

Nursing in Corrections Is One of Healthcare’s Best Kept Secrets

Healthcare happens wherever people care. University Health has pledged to serve the in-need populations of South Texas, regardless of where they find themselves. That includes correctional facilities. Here, in Bexar County Adult Detention Center, lies some of the best care available, provided by dedicated and compassionate University Health clinicians.

Position Summary

Our mid-level providers are part of a large onsite interdisciplinary team composted of Medical, Psychiatric, Dental and Radiology.  This is a fast-paced clinic environment that offers both chronic and acute care. We offer excellent pay and incentives!

Monday through Friday schedule!

Excellent Benefits:

  • Excellent medical and dental insurance
  • Robust PTO accrual
  • Vision Plan
  • Life insurance
  • FSA accounts
  • Retirement plans
  • Pet Insurance

Experience/Educational Requirements

Physician Assistant:

Successful Completion of an educational program for physician assistants or surgeon assistants accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or by that committee’s predecessor or successor entities is required.

Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants is required. Must be currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Texas.

Nurse Practitioner:

A Registered Professional Nurse who is prepared for advanced nursing practice by virtue of knowledge and skills obtained through an accredited post basic or advanced educational program of study acceptable to the Board of Nurse Examiners. A Master’s degree in nursing is preferred. Three years of nursing experience is required and two years of advanced practice is preferred. Certification by a national nursing body is recommended. Current CPR Healthcare Provider card or higher required per Medical-Dental Staff Bylaws.

Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas and credentialed by the State to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Prescriptive authority is recommended.


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