Interested 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 passion.
Primary PurposePrimary PurposeResponsible for providing health care for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals. Serves as a resource and role model for clinical practice, training, evaluation and direct management of practitioners and students in all areas encompassed by the service line to ensure optimal patient care quality. Assist leadership in assessing, planning, organizing, and implementing designated advanced practice provider activities.Minimum SpecificationsEducation¿ Physician Assistant:¿Bachelor¿s Degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program recognized by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors.¿ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN):¿Master¿s Degree in Nursing accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).Experience¿ NoneEquivalent Education and/or Experience¿ Current employees hired at Parkland before 3/1/2014, may have an equivalent combination of education and experience.Certification/Registration/Licensure¿ Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:¿American Heart Association¿American Red Cross¿Military Training Network.¿ Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures.¿ Physician Assistant:¿Current, valid Physician Assistant licensure from the Texas Board of Physician Assistants.¿Current certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.¿ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse:¿Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.¿Current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Family, Adult, Gerontology, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner,¿ Pediatric, Neonatal, Psychiatric Mental Health or Women¿s Health Nurse Practitioner.¿Must have active certification as Nurse Practitioner by one of the following:¿Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) ¿OR-¿Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) by ANCC or AANPCP ¿ OR -¿Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (GNP) by ANCC or AANPCP ¿ OR ¿¿Adult-Gerontology-Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or AANPCP ¿OR¿¿Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by ANCC or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACNCC) ¿OR-¿Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) by ANCC or AACNCC ¿ OR-¿Pediatric Nurse Practitioner ¿ Primary Care (PNP-PC or PPCNP) by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or ANCC ¿OR-¿Pediatric Nurse Practitioner ¿ Acute Care (PNP-AC) by PNCB ¿OR-¿Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) by NCC ¿OR¿Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) by ANCC ¿ OR¿Women¿s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHCNP) by National Certification Corporation.¿ Clinical Nurse Specialist:¿Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.¿Current licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.¿Must have active certification as described below by one of the following:¿Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) by ANCC or AACNCC ¿ OR-¿Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) by ANCC or AACNCC¿ Nurse Midwife:¿Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license¿Current licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Nurse Midwife by the Texas Board of Nursing.¿Must have active certification as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) by the American Midwifery Certification board (AMCB) or its predecessor¿ Nurse Anesthetist:¿Current RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license¿Current licensure as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with authorization to practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the Texas Board of Nursing¿Must have current certification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)Required Tests for PlacementSkills or Special Abilities¿ Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act or Texas Medical Board Rules, as applicable to licensure, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.¿ Must demonstrate leadership ability through both superior clinical skills and as a practice development resource.¿ Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.¿ Must have effective leadership skills to include motivation, recruitment, retention, and change management.¿ Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies, structure, procedures, and mission.¿ Must demonstrate patient centered behaviors.¿ Preferred:¿Spanish proficiency is preferredResponsibilitiesResponsibilities1. Performs clinical practitioner duties in designated specialty area. Obtains histories, performs physical exams, makes assessments, orders tests to adequately assess and determine diagnoses and plan of care.2. Records health history, findings, treatment and recommendations accurately, clearly, and concisely. Manages time effectively to ensure optimal use of patient and provider resources. Consults appropriately with supervising physicians and refers patients as necessary to ensure optimal patient outcomes.3. Includes patients and/or families in determining the plan of care, when appropriate. Educates patients and families to ensure self-management, follow-up, and compliance with established treatment.4. Supports interdisciplinary collaboration to ensure continuous quality care and to promote positive health outcomes with a focus on good customer service and patient satisfaction.5. Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in the practice field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations. Participates in PHHS education activities.6. Maintains and implements knowledge of all applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the respective APP fields. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Maintains current professional certifications and licensure as required by the organization and the APP¿s governing body. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding. Timely completion of all assigned modules and yearly PHHS obligations as defined by the corporate compliance department.7. Identifies work processes and flows for the assigned department. Suggests appropriate changes to improve work effectiveness, productivity and efficiency that support the overall goals of PHHS or the area. Consistently provides quality customer service to internal and external PHHS customers.8. Assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring annual goals and objectives for the department that support the mission and objectives of PHHS and the department. Attends regular staff meetings.Job AccountabilitiesJob Accountabilities1.Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.2.Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.3.Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.
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- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Nurse Practitioner
- Ancc Certified
- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Crna)