Nurse Practitioner (Part-time) - Webb County Detention Center

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

The Nurse Practitioner under the supervision of the Physician, provides advanced nursing services and patient care in the facility's medical program.

Provides comprehensive nursing care to include, but not limited to, executing physician's orders, dispensing and administering medications and performing examinations and treatment of patients; performs a variety of procedures and treatments.

Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

Records physical findings, formulates prognosis based on patient's condition and discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.

Recommends drugs and other forms of treatment within the scope of licensure.

Accepts on-call status.

Position is part-time (20 hours per week).

Successful candidate will have an active Texas license, DEA and BLS or ACLS.

About the Facility:

Webb County Detention Center is located in the border city of Laredo, TX.  Laredo, TX is the fastest growing city in the United States with its import/export business.  

The facility houses approximately 499 male and female ICE inmates.  The clinic has a nursing staff, mental health staff and a dental office.