Get Nursing JobsGet Nursing Jobs


  • The GEO Group
  • 03/15/20
  • San Antonio, TX
  • 78205
  • 20.00 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
The position promotes good health, treats minor medical problems, responds to medical emergencies, provides first aid, administers medications, and ensures that the medical needs of clients are addressed. The position assists in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of the appropriate medical staff member.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of and in collaboration with an appropriate medical staff member (i.e. physician or registered nurse), assists with the medical treatment of clients by ensuring the components of the nursing process are effectively applied. Designated as the Responsible Health Authority.
Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician(s) and other medical agencies or practitioners.
Administers physician prescribed medications and vaccines.
Controls and maintains adequate inventory of medications and medical supplies.
Responds to all medical emergencies, provides first aid and periodically works •on-call• shifts to provide emergency assistance as needed.
Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.
Actively participates in nursing related performance improvement activities.
Participates in health training of clients to include hygiene, nutrition, and diet.
Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
Coordinates with community service agencies, as required, to ensure routine and emergency medical care for clients and staff members.
Promotes good health habits, hygiene, and nutrition with all clients.
Evaluates continuously the quality of medical care for the clients.
Ensures medical services department complies with all licensing and regulatory statues.
Communicates all pertinent client related medical information to program/facility staff members per HIPPA related rules and regulations.
Maintains compliance with company exposure plan to include OSHA and bloodborne pathogens.
Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Minimum Requirements
The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
Licensed practical nurse license to practice in the appropriate State by the board in which the program/facility resides.
One year related experience in the juvenile field.
Trainer certification eligible or current certification in CPR/First Aid.
Other Qualifications:
At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
Valid driver's license from employee's state of residence.
Valid registered vehicle insurance.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

City: San Antonio

State: Texas

Employer Information

Browse other Nursing Jobs in Texas

  1. Registered Nurse - RN - Travel Assignment -...

    San Antonio, TX
    Travel Nurses - RN - Immediate and Future 13 Week Travel Assignments - Crisis Rates First - we want to say thank you. You are on...
  2. Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Skilled Nursing...

    San Marcos, TX
    Description Licensed Vocational Nurse AdventHealth San Marcos Care Center This position is located in San Marcos Location Addre...
  3. RN-Float (Full-Time, Nights - Acute Care)

    Austin, TX
    We Are Hiring RN-Float - Nurse Staffing 001 - Full-Time, Night - Chevy Chase Bldg - Austin,TX Why Join Ascension? Ascension Seton...
  4. RN House Supervisor - Ascension Seton Medical...

    Austin, TX
    We Are Hiring RN House Supervisor - Nursing Administration - PRN, Rotating - Seton Medical Center-Austin - Austin, TX Why Join Asc...
  5. RN - Behavioral Health - Chemical Dependency -...

    Austin, TX
    We Are Hiring RN-Behavioral Health - Chemical Dependency - Full-Time, Night - Ascension Seton Shoal Creek Hospital - Austin, TX Wh...
  6. RN-Clinic

    Austin, TX
    We Are Hiring RN - Clinic - Dell Children's Medical Group Pediatric Pulmonology - Full-Time, Day - Austin Children's Chest Assoc -...
  7. Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN)

    San Antonio, TX
    Position Overview The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care, under...
  8. Registered Nurse (RN)

    San Antonio, TX
    Position Overview Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and documenting skilled nursing care in accordance with the d...
  9. Registered Nurse - 4.6 stars on Glassdoor!

    San Antonio, TX
    Position Summary Registered Nurses deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process.# Nurses collaborate with other professi...
  10. Registered Nurse - RN - Psychiatry - Adult

    San Antonio, TX
    Registered Nurse - Immediate and Future Travel / Local Contracts and Per Diem Availability - Experienced Psych nurses needed in Sa...