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Rapid Assessment Team RN I (NIGHTS/ 12hr shifts) - 2 years of Critical Care Exp.

Date: Nov 28, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

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.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">PRIMARY PURPOSE

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<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Provides complex or clinical specialty area care for assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multi-disciplinary plan of care utilizing independent and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses through patient centered/patient valued care.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Responds to patient's worsening conditions as a member of the Rapid Assessment Team and provides leadership throughout all situations. The goal of the Rapid Assessment Team is to improve patient outcomes by providing a means for rapid and timely intervention of a declining patient.

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<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

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<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Education:<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Experience:<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> Must have two years of nursing experience to include two years of experience in critical care.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Equivalent Experience:<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Certification/Registration/Licensure:<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

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<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">o American Heart Association

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">o American Red Cross Rescuer

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">o Military Training Network.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> Must have and maintain Critical Care Registered Nurse certification.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""> Must have and maintain current ACLS certification.

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<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Skills or Special Abilities:

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act, established protocols, multi-disciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care and takes initiative in recommending changes to care plan.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with physicians, nursing and ancillary healthcare team members.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies and procedures, nursing standards of practice and be capable of staff leadership.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff, serves as a preceptor, and serve on rotation as a staff and/or Charge Nurse.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors and be capable of handling complex or clinical specialty care, and initiate changes utilizing independent judgment with minimum supervision.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif"">As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty unique critical care area.


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

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