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Graduate Nurse Apprentice For South Texas Health System
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Job Description

South Texas Health System (STHS) is a network of six acute care
hospitals and one behavioral health hospital that together provide
care for patients throughout South Texas. The hospitals are
accredited by The Joint Commission and offer a comprehensive range of
healthcare services including cardiovascular, maternity and
women's health, neuroscience, emergency and surgical care,
along with specialty programs in transplant, stroke, chest pain,
asthma, pediatrics, diabetes, wound care, bariatrics and

Our hospitals include: McAllen Medical
Center, McAllen Heart Hospital, Edinburg Regional Medical Center,
Edinburg Children's Hospital, Edinburg Regional Rehab Center, South
Texas Behavioral Health Center and Cornerstone Regional Hospital.

The Graduate Nurse Apprentice (GNA) has
completed a program from an accredited school of nursing and is
awaiting permit to practice in the State of Texas as a graduate
nurse. The GNA is under the direct supervision of a registered nurse
and the nursing education program of South Texas Health System. The
registered nurse acts as the preceptor and mentor and should be
present at all times to provide guidance, and assist the student to
gain knowledge of policies and judgment necessary to perform
professional nursing services. Must demonstrate Service Excellence
standards at all times.



1. Completion of an
Associate or Baccalaureate program from an accredited nursing school.

2. Pending issue of State permit for Graduate Nursing.
Must have a passing confirmation of the HESI (Health Education
Systems, Inc.) Exam from the University, to Human Resources, no later
than two weeks after graduation.
4. Must have and maintain
current BLS within one (1) month of hire. Certification must be in
accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare
Provider's Program.

About Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. As of February 26, 2009, the Company owned and/or operated or had under construction, 26 acute care hospitals (including one facility being constructed) and 101 behavioral health centers located in 32 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. As part of its ambulatory treatment centers division, the Company manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, nine surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in six states and Puerto Rico. Services provided by its hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. (Source: 10-K)