Registered Nurse III-Med/SurgI

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.

Provides complex or clinical specialty area care for assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multi-disciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses through patient centered/patient valued care.

-  Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

-  Must have three years of nursing experience, to include two years experience in area of practice.

Equivalent Experience:
-  May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

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

-Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:
oAmerican Heart Association
oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer
oMilitary Training Network.

-  Prefer specialty certification at hire or within one year of placement in job classification.

Skills or Special Abilities:
-  Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multi-disciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
-  Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation.  Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file. 
-  Must be able to provide continuous assessment, consult with other team members as required and provide nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care.
-  Must exercise independent judgment in providing nursing care and takes initiative in recommending changes to care plan.
-  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 inservice educational programs. 
-  Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors and be capable of handling complex or clinical specialty care, and initiate changes utilizing independent judgment with minimum supervision. 
-  As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty unique critical care area. 
-  Must possess leadership abilities.

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.


To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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