Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
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.
PRIMARY PURPOSE Responsible for daily management of the assigned staff, including selection, training and evaluation, serving as primary resource for the team, patient and family to minimize complications, coordinate intervention and facilitate discharge.
MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must have a Bachelor's degree in nursing.
Experience: - Must have six years of nursing experience to include five years of intensive care or emergency care nursing experience.
Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must have certification in Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) or Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN). - Must maintain an instructor status in ACLS or TNCC or ATCN. Additionally, must become an instructor in either ATCN or TNCC within one year of employment. - Must have and maintain a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification. - Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license. -Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater. -Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater. -Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations (ICS 200) by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater.
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. - 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 demonstrate an expert knowledge of all phases of trauma care to include prevention, pre-hospital care, resuscitation, stabilization, supportive care, rehabilitation, organ/tissue routine inquiry, and disaster management. - Must have highly effective written and verbal communication skills. - Must be capable of being on-call in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to respond back to the facility within one hour. - Must be able to complete statistical reports, data analysis, and risk adjustment analysis. - Must have advanced pc skills in MSWord, Excel, and other programs to assist with reports. - Must be able to demonstrate knowledge regarding the Myers-Briggs communication styles and team building skills. - Must be able to motivate and train assigned staff. - 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.