As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, you're looking for a clinical environment that meets your high standards. Where you'll provide quality care to every patient, every time. Where you'll be fully supported in pursuing your career goals. Working in one of the most dynamic, high-volume Surgical Intensive Care Units in the country, you'll have everything you need to excel: powerful tools and technology, impressive diversity, and inspiring teamwork.
Must have completed an accredited post-graduate Nurse Practitioner program.
Minimum one year SICU experience.
Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
Must have current CPR certification or obtain during initial orientation at Parkland.
Must have recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing acknowledging Advanced Practice Nurse status.
Must be eligible for national certification and maintain active certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
Pursuant to the Medical Staff Bylaws, must be sponsored by and remain under the auspices of a member of the active medical staff.
May be required to have Advanced Cardiopulmonary Lifesaving certificate and/or Neonatal Resuscitation certification.
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.
Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation.
Examination on file.
Must be able to function independently and as a member of the PHHS healthcare team.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of patients and families, nurses, physicians and community agencies.
Must have knowledge and skill in educating patients and families. Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
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