Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
Full Time Employee
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 PURPOSEProvides bed management to all patients presenting to Parkland and serves as an information resource for external facilities, patient, patient families, nursing units and physicians to facilitate the movement of patients through the hospital in accordance with Parkland policies and procedures. Works in conjunction with healthcare teams to coordinate the transfer of patients within the institution and inter-facility, utilizing sound knowledge of Bed Access Management (BAM) departmental and PHHS policies and procedures as well as in-depth analysis and use of individual judgment. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONSEducation: -Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.-Prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Experience: -Must have recent acute care experience. -Must have two years of medical/surgical nursing experience. -Prefer two years nursing experience to include critical care experience. Equivalent Experience: -May have an equivalent combination of education or experience to substitute for the above requirements. Certification/Registration/Licensure: -Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license. --Must maintain a current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:oAmerican Heart Association oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer oMilitary Training Network. Skills or Special Abilities: -Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. -Must be able to apply knowledge of nursing, patient conditions, and hospital conditions into admitting, transferring, and monitoring functions. -Must be able to demonstrate ability to use independent judgment in resolving issues within established guidelines. -Must be able to communicate/collaborate effectively with Parkland staff, physicians, patients and patient families. -Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/patient-valued behaviors. -Must be able to prioritize bed assignments in a fast-paced environment. -Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of specific patient populations, and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affecting this group. -Must be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of basic skills for computer software and of PC operations. -Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing Medicare, Medicaid and community-based funding sources. -Must be self-directed and capable of priority setting and problem solving. -Must be able to handle potentially stressful situations and multiple tasks simultaneously.
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.Bed Access Management
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