RN - OPC Transitional Care-8803

Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
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 patients in their transition from hospital to outpatient setting. Monitors and assists the patient and family in the outpatient setting through phone calls and virtual visits to maximize patient well-being and self-reliance. Monitors patient's level of compliance with the plan of care and assures appropriate discharge education to decrease readmissions and Emergency Department utilization.


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

- Must have four years of hospital or community based patient care nursing, preferably in assigned clinical area.
- Prefer case management, utilization review or discharge planning experience.

Equivalent Experience:
- None

- 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.

- Mst have a valid Texas Driver License (Class C), be insurable and have access to a personal vehicle.

Skills or Special Abilities:
- Povides 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.
- Aplicants must pass (85% or above) Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file.
- Must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of patients, families and healthcare staff.
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of specific patient populations, and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affective this group.
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of PC operations and the ability to use word processing software in Windows environment.
- 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 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.

HIV Transitional Care

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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