Director of Nursing, Oncology

Parkland Health & Hospital System | Dallas, Texas 75235

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 22, 2020
Opportunity Code: 26029


Seeking Dynamic Nursing Leader to Serve as Director of Nursing for the Oncology Department at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas! 

The Position

  • The Director of Nursing will lead the strategy and overall nursing operations of the Oncology Department, which includes 100+ FTEs and the Hematology Oncology Clinic, at Parkland Health and Hospital System.
  • Seeking a collaborative leader who can effectively build effective relationships across physician, administrative, and clinical teams with an emphasis on education, staff engagement, patient navigation, and high quality patient care.
  • Must bring ten years of progressively responsible nursing experience, at least three of which are in a supervisory role. Nursing experience in an oncology and ambulatory setting is strongly preferred. 
  • BSN degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Active nursing license required. Advanced nursing certification strongly preferred (i.e. Oncology Certified Nurse).

The Organization

  • Parkland Health & Hospital System first opened its doors in 1894 and is now one of the largest public hospital systems in the country. With 882 licensed beds, Parkland cares for more than one million patient visits annually and is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
  • Parkland’s Cancer Care program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and service offerings range from Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology, Infusion Services, and Palliative Care. Currently spanning 41 exam rooms, 50 infusion chairs, and over 100 chemotherapies a day, Parkland is in the process of expanding their program with aim to relocate to a new state-of-the-art facility in 2021.
  • Parkland Health is a Level I Trauma Center, the second largest civilian burn center in the U.S., and delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The system also includes 20 community-based clinics, including primary care and women's clinics, 12 school-based clinics, and numerous outreach and education programs.

The Community 

  • Dallas, Texas, the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, has no shortage of things to do; from Pritzker Prize-winning architecture to innovative dining and memorable entertainment, there’s plenty of sights to see for everyone of all ages.
  • If culture is what you crave then Dallas has enough award-winning Broadway productions, art-house theatres, comedy clubs, orchestral experiences and ballets to keep your interest peaked for many moons.
  • Take a trip outdoors to some great locations such as White Rock Lake, Klyde Warren Park, Katy Trail, or Dallas Arboretum.
  • From The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza to the West End and Southfork Ranch, the city offers an array of historical sites to visit, explore and learn from.



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