RN, Tele Health Fulltime

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 complex, clinical specialty care for assigned patient population
through non-diagnostic telephone assessment. Uses medically-approved nursing
assessment guidelines, educational knowledge base and nursing experience to
determine level of urgency and timeframe for medical evaluation of patient
symptoms and/or situation.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

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

Experience:

* Must have four (4) years of nursing experience to include direct patient care assessment.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

* May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.

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 obtain within 90 days of
hire or placement in role a healthcare provider CPR course completion card
from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross o
Military Training Network

Skills or Special Abilities: – Provides care to assigned patient population in
accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act, established
protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care and clinical area specific
standards.

* Must pass typing test with minimum score of 20 words-per-minute and no more than 3 errors

* Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.

* Must possess excellent listening skills.

* Must be able to communicate effectively, in English, to include but not limited to, communication via telephone, overhead paging and in person.

* Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors and be capable of handling complex clinical care utilizing independent judgment.

* 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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