RN II-Psychiatric Services - Nights

Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States


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. 


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

- Must have two years of experience as a registered nurse.
- Prefer one year experience in a behavioral health setting.

Equivalent Experience:

-Must have current RN license or valid temporary license 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.

-Must have SAMA certification, level 1-4 or must obtain within 30 days of hire or placement into job.  Must have SAMA certification before first clinical orientation shift.

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 for 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. 
-Must be able to facilitate biopsychosocial education groups that might include medication and/or health education.
-As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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