Nursing Manager – Psychiatric Services Parkland Health and Hospital System Parkland Health and Hospital System 1,107 reviews

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.


Responsible for the daily management of unit activities including staff supervision and development, planning, budget, quality and facility operations and coordinating patient services to ensure high quality patient care and optimal outcomes.

Level is determined by:

  • Size of Budget for Salaries/Supplies
  • Number of FTE's
  • Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Complexity of services offered is areas supervised
  • multiple services, multiple units
  • Specialty Training is required to manage services


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing; OR,
  • Must obtain a Bachelor's degree within three years of placement in job.
  • Prefer Master's degree in Nursing.


  • Must have four years of professional nursing experience.
  • Equivalent Education and/or


  • May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.


  • 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 Rescuer o Military Training Network.
  • Must have SAMA certification, levels 1-4 or must obtain within 30 days of hire or placement into job. Must have SAMA certification before first clinical orientation shift.
  • Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction within 30 days of placement in role. –
  • Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals within 30 days of placement in role. –
  • Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations (ICS 200) within 30 days of placement in role.

Skills or Special Abilities:

  • Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
  • Must be capable of serving as a clinical resource for staff.
  • Must demonstrate advanced knowledge of assigned department operations including policies, personnel and budget management.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, patients, nursing staff, management and administration.
  • Must be capable of leadership and have effective organization skills. – Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

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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