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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 | Apr. 12, 2024 Department | UMA MD - PHC MD OVERHEAD
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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 amy.hensz@uhs-sa.com. We do provide sponsorship for H1B Visas.  University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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