Director of Oncology

Parkland Health and Hospital System | Dallas, Texas 75235

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 09, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30691


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 (DON) 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. 
  • Provides leadership and fosters an accountable and success-oriented environment by encouraging productivity and building a highly inclusive culture. Additionally, the DON is responsible for motivating, coaching, and training staff to ensure that team members thrive and meet all implemented organizational outcomes as well as quality checklists, audits, and surveys.  
  • The DON will be accountable for ensuring effective fiscal management including monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on additional oversight areas including revenue and losses, revising budget, and billing to guarantee accommodating and cost-effective practices. 
  • Seeking a collaborative leader who can effectively build relationships across physician, administrative, and clinical teams with an emphasis on education, staff engagement, patient navigation, and high-quality patient care. 
  • BSN degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Active compact nursing license is required.

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.
  • Dallas is ranked by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) as one of the top 10 housing markets. Additionally, the city offers over a dozen school districts to choose from and are ranked within the top 25 top performing school districts in the state of Texas. 



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