Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that's served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It's our passion.
PRIMARY PURPOSE Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through patient centered/patient valued care.
Education: -Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: - One (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
Equivalent Experience: -None
-Must have and maintain current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
-Must have and maintain current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network.
-Must have and maintain Texas Department of Health State Services Vision Screening program certification as a vision screener or must obtain within 90 days of placement in role and maintain thereafter.
-Must have and maintain Texas Department of Health Services Texas Radiation Control Act registration to use audiometric equipment or must obtain within 90 days of placement in role and maintain thereafter.
-May be required to obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification during initial orientation.
-May be required to obtain American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) certification within one year of placement in role and maintain thereafter.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care and clinical area specific standards.
-Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care.
-Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care.
-Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
-May be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead paging system.
-Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff, serve as a preceptor, and serve on rotation as a Charge Nurse.
-Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs.
-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
-As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.