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Peritoneal Dialysis Educator

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

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 coordinating unit-based education for Parkland professional nursing staff and unlicensed assistive personnel with regard to orientation and continuing education to ensure that staff are able to demonstrate current competencies and meet professional and Parkland nursing standards of practice in assigned areas.



- Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a related field.


- Must have four (4) years of clinical experience, including two years recent work in clinical specialty.


- 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 Rescuer

o Military Training Network.

- Must be certified as a CPR Instructor or obtain within six (6) months of employment/placement in classification.

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. - If applicable, Applicants must pass (80% or above) the Challenge Exam to staff in their respective clinical nursing practice area.

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 demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.

- Must have superior writing skills to compose unit based education materials, advertisements, orientation and competency checklists.

 - Must display ability to successfully manage multiple educational projects simultaneously.

- Must demonstrate competence in technical skills and knowledge related to assigned clinical area.

- Must be organized and creative in the educational process for unit specific education.

- Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

- Must be able to establish effective, respectful and collegial working relationships with all internal and external customers including but not limited to peer group, leadership, patients, physicians, employees, students volunteers and vendors

- Demonstrates proficiency in use of technology as applicable to role.



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: Nursing, Registered Nurse, Dialysis, Healthcare

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