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Adv Practice Provider II- Psych ED Nights

Date:  May 7, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Advanced Practice Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  502721

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Advanced practice providers see psychiatric patients in the main ED, the locked psychiatric ED unit, and the extend observation unit. APPs work with physicians and social work staff to triage, diagnosis, and treat psychiatric patients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. This position is 36 hours a week which consists of three 12 hour night shifts back to back.  Responsible for providing health care for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education, and referrals. Serves as a resource and role model for clinical practice, training, evaluation, and direct management of practitioners and students in all areas encompassed by the service line to ensure optimal patient care quality. Assist leadership in assessing, planning, organizing, and implementing designated advanced practice provider activities.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

 

Physician Assistant:

-Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program recognized by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors.

 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN):

-Master's Degree in Nursing accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

 

Experience:

-3 plus years of clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) performing the same or similar job duties. 

-5 plus years of clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in any field.

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

-Current employees hired at Parkland before 3/1/2014 may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

-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 meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures.

-Current certification in Satori Alternative to Managing Aggression (SAMA) must be attained within 90 days of being placed in position.

 

Certification must be maintained throughout employment.

 

Physician Assistant:

-Current, valid Physician Assistant licensure from the Texas Board of Physician Assistants.

-Current certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

-Must have a current Physician Assistant license from the Texas Board of Physician Assistants.

 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse:

-Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

-Current licensure 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, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric, Neonatal, Psychiatric Mental Health or Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. -Must have active certification as a 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) 

-Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) by ANCC or AANPCP 

-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (GNP) by ANCC or AANPCP 

-Adult-Gerontology-Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or AANPCP

-Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACNCC) 

-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by ANCC or AACNCC 

-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care (PNP-PC or PPCNP) by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or ANCC

-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care (PNP-AC) by PNCB 

-Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) by NCC

-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) by ANCC 

-Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHCNP) by National Certification Corporation.

 

Clinical Nurse Specialist: -Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

-Current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

-Must have active certification as described below by one of the following:

-Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) by ANCC or AACNCC 

-Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) by ANCC or AACNCC

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

-Provides care to the assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act or Texas Medical Board Rules, as applicable to licensure, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.

-Must demonstrate leadership ability through both superior clinical skills and as a practice development resource.

-Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.

-Must have effective leadership skills to include motivation, recruitment, retention, and change management.

-Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies, structure, procedures, and mission.

-Must demonstrate patient-centered 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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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