Registered Nurse COPC - Hatcher Station Health Center - Dallas, TX, US - Med Surg
Company: Parkland Hospital
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Registered Nurse COPC - Hatcher Station Health Center - Dallas,
TX, USInterested 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
PRIMARY PURPOSE The RN is a licensed professional who uses the
Parkland nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient
care delivery by the health care team. Using the nursing process,
the RN assesses the patient, identifies nursing diagnoses based on
responses to health problems, develops and implements an
individualized plan of care, and evaluates the patient's response.
The RN utilizes knowledge of patient needs and the healthcare
environment to assist patients to transition through the healthcare
encounter without any preventable complications or delays. The RN
delegates interventions to health care personnel based on the Texas
Nursing Practice Act, each patient's condition and the competencies
of the employee.
Education: - Graduate of a Registered Nursing program, Bachelor's
in Nursing Degree (BSN) preferred.
Experience: - Less than 2 years of experience.
Equivalent Experience: - None
- 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: - American Heart Association - American
Red Cross - Military Training Network.
- Must have current Texas Department of Health State Services
Vision Screening program certification as a vision screener within
90 days of hire or reclassification into the role.
- Must be registered with the Texas Department of Health Services
Texas Radiation Control Act to use audiometric equipment within 90
days of hire or reclassification into the role.
-Must have and maintain Texas Department of Health State Services
Vision Screening program certification as a vision screener or must
obtain within 90 days of placement in role and maintain
-Must have and maintain Texas Department of Health Services Texas
Radiation Control Act registration to use audiometric equipment or
must obtain within 90 days of placement in role and maintain
-May be required to obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ALS/ACLS)
certification during initial orientation.
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
-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.
-Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and
possess good oral and written communication skills.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients.
-May be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead
-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued
-As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable
knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty 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.
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