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Sr. Director of Nursing Wish Nursing

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Nursing Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  751761

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

Responsible for the overall direction and long term operational activities of multiple nursing departments across PHHS. Responsible for 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.



Must have 15 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 experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.



Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or obtain within 30 days of placement in role.

Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals or obtain 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) or obtain within 30 days of placement in role.

Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.


Required Tests for Placement



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.

 Ability to manage multiple large

 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.

 Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

 Working knowledge of care coordination is preferred.

 Utilizes creativity and innovation in attaining desired outcomes.

 Works in a highly organized manner with a sense of urgency.

 Knowledgeable about addressing social determinants in patient care plans.

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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