Nurse Home Visitor-Nurse FP

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 PURPOSE

Establishes and maintains an efficient, cost effective nurse home visitation program focused on providing services identified through the nursing assessment process to assist clients in improving their health, well being, parenting skills and achieving self sufficiency.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

Experience:

-Must have one to two year's experience in maternal/child health, public health or home visitation.

Equivalent Experience

-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the required education or experience.

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 have current 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 be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of patients, families and healthcare staff.

-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of specific patient populations, and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affecting this group.

-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of PC operations and the ability to use word processing software in a Windows environment.

-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the regulations governing Medicaid.

-Must be self-directed and capable of priority setting and problem solving.

-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

-Must be proficient in infant physical assessments. Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support (HOPES) Grant Funded Positions Only:

-Prefer bilingual (Spanish).

-Additional background checks in addition to background checks required by Parkland for all employees. Must receive clearance through the following additional background checks:

-Department of Public Safety; and -Department of Family and Protective Services; and -If lived outside of Texas in last 5 years and FBI Fingerprint Check.

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.

Posted
04/21/2021
Salary Range
$40,000.00 - 69,000.00
per Year
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Location
Dallas, TX 75201, US