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Director of Nursing, Correctional Health

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Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 123222

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

Responsible for the overall direction and daily operational activities of designated department including planning, budget, personnel, quality improvement, coordinating clinical services, policy development and collaboration with physicians and administration to ensure high quality, patient-centered services.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:
- Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

Experience:
- Must have ten years of progressively responsible nursing experience to include three years of supervisory experience.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
- May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
- Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction within 30 days of placement in role.
- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals within 30 days of placement in role.
- Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations (ICS 200) within 30 days of placement in role.
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 have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, nurses, and support staff.
- Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in resource management including budget and personnel practices.
- Must have effective leadership skills and be capable of motivating, recruiting and educating staff through department adaptations.
- Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies, structure, procedures and mission.
- Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.


MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS for Director of Nursing Ambulatory Practice ONLY:

Education:
-Must have a Bachelor's degree.
-Prefer Master's degree.

Experience:
-Must have eight years of ambulatory nursing experience.
-Must have three years of supervisory experience.
-Prefer multi-specialty clinic experience.
-Prefer strong, practical nursing experience around primary care, chronic disease conditions, wellness and specialty care.
-Prefer three years of experience working in an urban healthcare system.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

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 have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, nurses, and support staff. Synthesizes information and shares it with large groups.
-Management knowledge and skill including budget and personnel practices, value based purchasing, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) activities, CG-CHAPS and differentiation between nursing roles (RN, LVN, MA).
-Awareness of population medicine concepts and metrics for specialty clinics and community oriented primary care including improving outcomes across populations and accountable care organizations.
-Must have effective leadership skills and be capable of motivating, recruiting and educating staff through department adaptations.
-Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies, structure, procedures and mission within 3 months of employment.
-Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
-Working knowledge of care coordination is preferred.
-Utilizes creativity and innovation in attaining desired outcomes.
-Demonstrates a working knowledge of PC operations and the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software in a Windows environment.
-Works effectively in an ambiguous environment.
-Works in a highly organized manner with a sense of urgency.
-Knowledgeable about addressing social determinants in patient care plans.
-Uses holistic approach and persists when solving problems.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Manager, Nursing, Medical, Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Healthcare, Management

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