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General Information


Job title: Administrator, Center for Nursing Excellence
Job location: Dallas, TX 75244 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 03/13/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Director Nursing Administration Programming
Director of Nursing
Executive Director

Job Description

Job description:
Administrator, Center for Nursing Excellence


Parkland Health & Hospital System (, located in Dallas, Texas is one of the largest public hospital systems in the country with 770 staffed adult inpatient beds and 65 NICU beds. While we prepare to move into a new state of the art facility in 2015, we are undergoing exciting changes and consequently seeking leaders who are capable of implementing changes that ensure our practices and quality of care meet the highest standard expected by the citizens of Dallas and the surrounding counties.

Founded in 1894 we serve as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center; generate $1.5B in annual revenue; employ almost 9,000 employees; hold Level I status for our Trauma Center with 180K annual visits to our ED; and Level III for Neonatal ICU. In addition we have 12 community-based clinics and conducting one of the largest hospital construction projects in the country: a state-of-the-art, $1.27B, 2.5M sg. ft. replacement hospital with anticipated completion in 2014 - ( and a video presentation can be found at:


Reporting to the Associate Chief Nursing Officer, this key individual will be responsible for the executive leadership for the Center of Nursing Excellence, to include: quality, clinical education, advanced practice nurses and excellence of nursing practice. A dynamic, transformational leader paving the way to Magnet we will look for this individual to bring a high level of competency in areas that include shared governance development, evidence based practice, clinical ladders, and research as they enjoy the opportunity to work alongside a team of nurses and nurse leaders committed to providing the highest level of care to a large under-served patient population.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

• Must have a Master’s degree in Nursing and strongly prefer a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) or Doctorate of Education (Ed.D).

• Must have ten years of progressively responsible nursing experience to include five years of management experience.
• Prefer nursing research and quality improvement management experience.
• Prefer large hospital or medical school experience.

For confidential consideration please contact
Mike Boate, Executive Recruiter – Parkland at
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