Parkland Surgical Intensivist - Nights - $3000.00 Sign-On offered.
Responsible for quality management of healthcare issues for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals to ensure optimal patient medical management consistent with the PHHS mission of patient centered/patient valued care.
- Must have completed an accredited post-graduate Nurse Practitioner program. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner required.
- Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
- Must have three years of Nurse Practitioner clinical experience in a similar specialty area or five years of Nurse Practitioner clinical experience in another area.
- May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.
- Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
- Must have current CPR-Healthcare Provider certification or obtain during initial orientation at Parkland.
- Must have current recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing acknowledging Advanced Practice Nurse status.
- Must be nationally certified in area of specialty and maintain active certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
- Must have certification in Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) OR, must audit an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course within one year of employment, and be able to present documentation of completion.
- Must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
- Must be a Certified Emergency Nurse or a Critical Care Registered Nurse, within 18 months of hire date.
- Pursuant to the Medical Staff Bylaws, must be sponsored by and remain under the auspices of a member of the active medical staff.
Skills or Special Abilities:
- Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file.
- 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 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.