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 UHS 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 System (UHS) 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 UHS mission, vision and values. Promotes excellent internal and external customer relations.
Experience in correctional health care, psychiatric nursing, or nursing in an emergency environment is preferred. Prior knowledge or experience within the University Health System's nursing services and/or certification as a Certified Correctional Health Care Provider (CCHP) is also preferred.
Must possess a current license to practice Vocational Nursing in the State of Texas. Must also maintain current CPR certification.
Associated topics: licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, lpn, nurse ii, nurse iii, nurse lpn, pediatrics, practical nurse lpn, vocational, vocational nurse