REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
RN with six months of clinical RN experience and/or successful completion of probationary NC I period documented on nursing evaluation tool. Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license or valid permit to practice in Texas. Current BLS required.
Advanced Beginner Clinician. Possesses knowledge and skill necessary to meet nursing standards for professional practice specified in Texas Nurse Practice Act without supervision. Recognizes when assistance is needed and seeks appropriate resources. Practice is characterized by a balance of dependent and interdependent decision making. Focus is on expanding knowledge and skills for specialty area. Provides patient care through nursing based practices upon the American Nurses Association Standards of Professional Practice and Professional Performance. Values specialty unit, nursing, and institutional strategic initiatives and health system goals.
Department Marketing Statement
Mission: The mission of the TDCJ Hospital is to provide optimal patient care and effective security through coordination of resources of the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The purpose of the TDCJ Hospital is to operate a secure medical facility for the provision of inpatient care as well as outpatient ambulatory care to the offender patients of the Texas Department Criminal Justice.
Overview: The University of Texas Medical Branch - Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital is an acute care inpatient and outpatient facility accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations located on the campus of the University Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.
The UTMB-TDCJ Hospital was the first and remains the only one of its kind, specializing in offenders health care on the campus of a major academic medical center. The hospital opened in July 1983 and currently operates 172 inpatient beds, a multi-service ambulatory care center, a minor operating room with a recovery room, a telemetry unit of 12 beds, a medical intensive care unit of 6 beds and a 56-bed overnight holding unit. The UTMB-TDCJ Hospital provides a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services within the confines of a secured environment, which is staffed by Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division officers
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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