Associate UM - Operating Room

Parkland Health and Hospital System (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

Assists with the daily management of Operative Suite activities including staff supervision and development, planning, budget, quality and facility operations and coordinating patient services to ensure high quality patient care and optimal outcomes.  Promotes Operative Suite utilization with efficient patient throughput.


- Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing; OR,
- Must obtain Bachelor's degree in Nursing within three years of placement in job.

- Must have three years of nursing experience in an operative setting.

- Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

-Must have current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-HP) course completion card from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.

Required Tests for Placement:
- Applicants must pass (85% or above) Dosage Calculation Exam prior to hospital orientation.  Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Dosage Calculation Exam on file. 

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.
- Must be capable of serving as a clinical resource for staff. 
- Must have a working knowledge of assigned department operations including policies, personnel and budget management. 
- Must be able to demonstrate effective management skills.
- Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, patients, nursing staff, management and administration. 
- Must have knowledge of Parkland rules, regulations and policies relating to personnel and patient rights.
- Must be effective in working independently and capable of leadership.
- Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.



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.

Operating Room

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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