Registered Nurse – PACU – PRN

Parkland Health and Hospital System

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 1 week ago

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 care to assigned patient population in accordance
with established protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing
independent, dependent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability,
prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for
all patients through patient centered/patient valued care.

Minimum Specifications Education : Must be a graduate from an accredited
school of nursing. Prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Experience: Must have two years of experience in a procedure area; or Must
have two years of experience in Phase 1 Recovery; or Must have current
competency in designated procedural area and prep/recovery as validated
through a clinical orientation checklist coordinated through Parkland’s
Clinical Education department.

Certification/Registration/Licensure – Must have current RN license or valid
temporary permit with 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 Rescuer,
Military Training Network.

Must have current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course completion card.
Must have current Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course completion
card.

Required Tests for Placement

Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation.
Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current
Medication Examination on file. Candidates must pass (80% or above) PACU
challenge exam.

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. 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, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies
and procedures. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction
to non-nursing staff and serve as a preceptor. Must be able to demonstrate
patient centered/patient valued behaviors. Will be required to demonstrate
acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care areas,
including post-anesthesia care unit and assigned procedure areas with moderate
sedation competency

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.

Job Features

Job CategoryPACU