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Psychiatrist Correctional Health

Preventive Health Clinic
Category | Physician & Mid-Level Providers Job Schedule | Full Time Job Shift | Day Shift Job ID | X9200 Post Date | Jul. 15, 2024 Department | UMA MD - PHC MD OVERHEAD

University Health is a nationally recognized teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers, owned by the people of Bexar County. In partnership with UT Health San Antonio, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.

University Health provides the medical services for Bexar County Jail inmates in San Antonio, Texas.  We are presently seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Psychiatrist to provide care to the male and female population within the Adult Detention Center.  This is a rewarding opportunity to provide a wide range of care to a very vulnerable population.

University Health is proud to offer the following:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. work schedule
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Exposure to the court system
  • Close working relationship with the medical care team to include physicians, advanced practice providers and nursing staff
  • Ability to participate in interdisciplinary rounds
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Affordable Medical Insurance/Benefits
  • Employer-paid Occurrence Malpractice Insurance
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • Annual Professional Business Expense Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match
  • Generous Paid-Time-Off benefit
  • Resident/Fellow Stipend Program
  • Very rare call; by phone only (for orders)
  • Opportunities to clinically teach residents

Highly qualified and committed physicians are encouraged to send their CV to Amy Hensz at We do provide sponsorship for H1B Visas.  University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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