RN 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.PRIMARY PURPOSE
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 current, valid RN license or temporary RN 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:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross
o Military Training Network
-Must have Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification within six months after placement in role.
-Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification preferred.
-May be required to have additional specialty certifications.
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 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.
-Establishes access and maintains central line devices and peripheral intravenous access.
-Demonstrates an understanding and practical approach to patient safety for care delivery for cancer patients.
-Administers chemotherapy, blood products, IV medications, and biological agents in a safe manner.
-Validates accurate chemotherapy doses.
-Demonstrates knowledge of specific conditions, including disease and treatment therapies for the cancer population.
-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 provide continuous assessments consult with other team members as required.
-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
-As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.
-Must satisfactorily complete the oncology orientation to all applicable competencies.
-Ability to reference the methodology of the dose calculation or standard practice equations.
-Ability to assess, evaluate and initiate extravasation management per hospital policy aligned to current literature and guidelines.
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.