Title : Licensed Vocational Nurse | Correctional Health

Department : Correctional Health

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :

Harris Health is looking for an experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to join our team

We offer a $10k Retention Bonus!

Shift Schedule: Days

About the Position

A Correctional Health or Forensic Licensed Vocational Nurse at Harris Health will provide patient care and education for patients at the Harris County Sheriff's Office under the direct supervision of registered nurse or other advanced practice providers. You will use the nursing process to ensure physical, social, psychological, and spiritual needs of your patients are met. As the LVN, you will be responsible for aiding in the determination of predictable and well-defined healthcare needs with predictable outcomes within a structured healthcare setting. You will also coordinate care between members of the patient's care team in order to optimize the patient's understanding of their condition and care requirements within your scope of practice.


  • $10k retention bonus
  • Shift differentials (Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Subsidized parking
  • Credit union
  • Employee disaster relief
  • and more!


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current licensure as Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas
  • BLS Certification
    • other certifications may be required by unit
  • 1 year of nursing experience

About Harris Health Systems

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes, and both LBJ and Ben Taub Hospitals earned the ANCC Magnet Designation in 2020.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Harris Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Apply today.

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