Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health Services – Parkland Health & Hospital System
Over the past several years, Parkland has made great progress toward our vision of defining the standards of excellence for public academic health systems.
With about 12,500 FTEs serving a wide payor mix of Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial Self-pay and Charity, we are the safety net healthcare system for the uninsured in Dallas County. Parkland plays an invaluable role in ensuring all Dallas residents get the healthcare services they need.
We are looking for a seasoned leader with experience in mental health to be responsible for the daily operational activities of Behavioral Health Services. The ideal candidate would have experience in planning, budgeting, personnel management, quality improvement, coordinating clinical services, policy development and collaboration with physicians, administration, and community mental health partners to ensure high quality, patient-centered services.
Some Facts about Parkland:
8 Million Sq. Ft State of the Art Hospital
20 Community Clinics
12 School Clinics
1 million annual patient visits
Level I Trauma Center
Second largest civilian burn center in the U.S.
Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Some Facts about Behavioral Health Services at Parkland:
National Best Practice Leader in Universal Suicide Screening Across the Health System
Psychiatric Emergency Service evaluates approximately 1700 patients per month
Inpatient psychiatric service specializing in patients with co-occurring medical disorders
Psychiatric Consult Liaison Service serves 862 bed inpatient acute care hospital
Behavioral Emergency Response Team (BERT) responds 24/7
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As one of the largest public hospital systems in the country, Parkland Health & Hospital System is dedicated to providing valuable health and well-being services to those entrusted to our care. When you embark on a career at Parkland, you join a team of engaged employees driving great service and excellence in patient care. You have the opportunity to apply your skills and advance your career goal...s. We blend cultures, talents and experiences into an exemplary health and hospital system. Your meaningful career starts at Parkland. What’s special about Parkland goes far beyond the impressive numbers—or even the state-of-the-art facilities. As the community hospital for Dallas, Parkland’s tradition of providing exceptional care stretches back for over a century.
Today, many of Parkland's specialty areas have garnered national praise for excellence in care, research, and technological innovation. Every step of the way, our talented professionals have maintained the highest standards of s