Nurse Practitioner Job In Dallas, Texas
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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.
Responsible for quality management of healthcare issues for patients in correctional health, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals to ensure optimal patient medical management consistent with the Parkland mission of patient centered/patient valued care.
- Must have completed a post-graduate or graduate level Nurse Practitioner educational program accredited by a national nursing education accrediting body that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Board of Nursing.
- Must have a Master's degree in Nursing.
- Must have three years of Nurse Practitioner clinical experience in a similar specialty area or five years of Nurse Practitioner clinical experience.
- If hired at Parkland before March 1, 2014, may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Must have current, valid RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
- Must have a current license from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Family, Adult, Gerontology, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
- Must have active certification as Nurse Practitioner by one of the following:
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) OR
- Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) by ANCC or AANPCP OR
- Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (GNP) by ANCC or AANPCP OR
- Adult-Gerontology-Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or AANPCP OR
- Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACNC) OR
- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by ANCC or AACNCC
- Must have current healthcare provider CPR (CPR-HP) course completion card from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.
- Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures, if any.
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.
- Must be able to function independently and as a member of the PHHS healthcare team.
- Must have effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of patients and families, nurses, physicians and community agencies.
- Must have knowledge and skill in educating patients and families.
- 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.
There's plenty to enjoy about Parkland's location in Dallas. Whatever your interests, you'll find Dallas will fit your life well. A cosmopolitan city, there’s a diversity of cultural, sporting, shopping and recreational opportunities here. And with more restaurants per capita than New York City, the dining options are both plentiful and delicious. Dallas is a great place to make a life where work and play, productivity and leisure are in perfect balance.
At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.