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Registered Nurse III COPC-Irving Health Center

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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Irving, 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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE 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.


- Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

- Bachelor of Nursing preferred.


- Must have three (3) years of nursing experience to include two (2) years of experience in area of practice. 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 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 have and maintain Texas Department of Health State Services Vision Screening program certification as a vision screener within 90 days of placement in role.

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.

Skills or Special Abilities:

- Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multi-disciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. Provides continuous assessment,    consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care. Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care and takes initiative in recommending         changes  to care plan.

- Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.

- Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.

- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of specific patient populations and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affecting this group with prevailing database software.

- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of PC operations and the ability to use word processing software in a Windows environment.

- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of laws and regulations governing Medicare, Medicaid and other funding sources.

- Must be self-directed and capable of priority setting and problem solving.

- Must 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.

- As applicable, will be required to demonstrate knowledge of nursing standards of care for medical home concepts in an ambulatory setting.

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: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Medical, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare

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