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!Position: Sr Registered Nurse (RN)Dept: Trauma DepartmentShift: FT Rotating - 3/12 Hour Shifts; including rotating weekends(based on need of the department; Hiring Manager will discuss in detail).** $8K HIRING INCENTIVE FOR ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES OR ELIGIBLE PARKLAND REHIRE (termed 1+ years)**Primary Purpose:A Registered Nurse (RN) with 2 years of experience. The RN is a licensed professional who uses the Parkland nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient care delivery, that focuses on a particular patient population(s)/specific health condition, 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.Why Parkland Health Culture– One of the reasons we are successful is because our work environment thrives with people from a wide range of cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds and from all walks of life. When you bring your perspective to Parkland Health, you’ll find an inclusive setting that supports and respects you and your talents.Benefits –Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like Day 1 Medical Benefits, Pension Plan, Employee Health Center, Women’s Wellness Center, Onsite Dental, Tuition Reimbursement, Backup Weekend Childcare, and so much more - that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.Development– When you embark on a career at Parkland, you have the opportunity to apply your skills, and advance your career goals. Many of Parkland's specialty areas have garnered national achievements in care, research, and technological innovation. We understand that the people of Parkland are the key to our success, and we support our employees with the tools and resources they need to excel.Community Involvement– Be an essential part of our core purposethe health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care.Join us and discover why Forbes named us 2022 "Best Employer by State", "America's Best Employer for New Grads", and "Best Employer for Diversity"https://youtu.be/R6wkVTsZl00Benefits:Medical - Active Day 1 of hireDentalVisionLife InsurancePension PlanPaid Personal LeaveAnnie's Place -Complimentary Backup Weekend Childcare *(0-6 yrs)Tuition ReimbursementOn-site DentalEmployee Health CenterEmployee Pharmacy ServicesAnd more!Job Summary:Must be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge of all phases of trauma care to include pre-hospital care, resuscitation, stabilization, supportive care, rehabilitation, and organ/tissue routine inquiry.Responsible for enhancing trauma care for all patients admitted to the Trauma Center through clinical expertise, communication, and implementation of defined trauma management protocols.Responsible for patient care management of all trauma activations, ensuring patient care, system and trauma center criteria are met. Documents activation criteria, injuries, plan of care, and admission data, ensuring accurate information. Assists in contacting family members and updating team members as needed. Follows patient through admission to ensure patient/family needs are met.Responsible for data collection and patient tracking for the Trauma Registry, Trauma Research, trauma center criteria, and the trauma performance improvement processes.Performs daily patient rounds to ensure plan of care is appropriately addressed. Monitors bed availability, consults service response times, and performs procedure follow-up. Ensures patient/family psychosocial needs are addressed and identifies injury prevention educational needs. Coordinates care management activities with the care coordinator assigned to the trauma, neurosurgery, and orthopedic patient population.Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the Trauma Management area. Assists in the development and implementation of measures that ensure compliance with the American College of Surgeons and Texas Department of Health's trauma center designation / verification requirements. Develops and monitors 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. Assists in monitoring criteria for UTSWMC Faculty Contract as needed. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding.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 Trauma area and Parkland. Consistently provides optimal customer service to internal and external Parkland customers. Participates in the Trauma Performance Improvement Process indicator review as needed and assists in producing a monthly summary of activities to ensure that Trauma Management protocols are effective.Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in the field of Trauma Management by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, and actively participating in professional organizations. Presents and/or assists with the presentation of two (2) injury prevention and two (2) trauma continuing education related programs annually. Maintains a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education annually that is specific to trauma management in all phases of care, ICD9 scoring, injury scoring, trauma performance improvement, trauma system development, and disaster management. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices. Educates patients, families, colleagues, and team in advanced, basic, and technical procedures in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act.Serves on Shared Governance Committees. Attends other interdisciplinary committees to ensure effective inter-departmental communication regarding trauma practice and quality issues within the institution and in the region.Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of annual goals and objectives for the Trauma Services Department that support the mission and objectives of Parkland and the department.Maintains positive working relationships with management, residents, staff faculty, nurses, allied health, and other hospital employees to ensure effective communication and cooperative working relationships.Effective written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.Must be able to work variable hours to include holidays and weekendsMinimum Qualifications:A.S. or BSN Degree from an accredited Professional School of Nursing.Two (2) years of RN experience in Trauma, AirMed/Flight, ED, and/or Burn ICU/CCUin the last three (3) years.Current/Valid State of TX RN license or temporary RN license; or valid Compact/Multistate RN license in good standing without stipulations.Certification/Registration/Licensure:Current/Valid Basic Life Saver (BLS) certification and the ability to maintainfrom one of the following:American Heart Association;American Red Cross; or Military Training Network.Current/Valid Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS) American Heart Associationand the ability to maintain valid certification.Current/Valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)and the ability to maintain valid certification.Current/Valid Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) or Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) and the ability to maintain valid certification.Must have CEN, CCRN or TCRN within 18 months of hire.44Y16, 44Y3E, 44Y4E, 46N1J,46N3J, 46N4J, 46NXJ, 66T, 0906, 46F1, 46F3, 46F4, 46FXParkland 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.As part of our commitment to our patients and employees’ wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.