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Dallas County Hospital District

5201 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX

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Hospital Bio

At Parkland, we focus on not only treating the injury or illness, but also on the journey of recovery, including therapy, support and education. Using state-of-the-art tools and equipment, our highly trained staff is here to provide you with the best possible care. We work to make sure that we are focused on our patients, that we find problems, correct them and that we are always looking for new ways to improve. Patient care is more than our job, it is our passion.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Government - Hospital District or Authority

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award, 2013 Excellence in Community Service Award from Texas Hospital Association, American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Center Quality Achievement Award, American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Trauma Level: Level I Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Number of beds: 835

ICU beds: 14

Services At This Hospital

  • Trauma
  • Burns
  • Strokes
  • Cancer
  • Women and infant health
  • Epilepsy
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Geriatric care
3.9 review

Postpartum (Perinatal)

Best place to learn anything there is to learn in healthcare.

PROS:

Parkaland is the place to be, Experience, coworkers, patients and providing to the better for the community. Teaches you how manage time and priorities at the same time. Not for the weak souls.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Five Stars

PROS:

Parkland is the best place for a new nurse to start because of the types of patients you are exposed to. Parkland is a teaching hospital and offers many opportunities.

CONS:

None

Case Management (CM)

Two Stars

PROS:

None

CONS:

It's okay. Not great for older nurses, good experience for newer ones. They tend to treat people like they should be thankful to be employed. Get experience then go somewhere else.

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Three Stars

PROS:

Be ready for change because it happens by the minute.

CONS:

None

Ambulatory Care

Four Stars

PROS:

Fight for your pay!

CONS:

None

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Four Stars

PROS:

Parkland is a great hospital to start your career.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Four Stars

PROS:

The unit I work on is too lackadaisical, they do not hold the PCT responsible for their jobs. i enjoy what I do as a nurse therefore the hospital shortcomings I tend to over look.

CONS:

None

Other

Four Stars

PROS:

Good teaching hospital. Everyone works great together. Dr amazing

CONS:

None

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Three Stars

PROS:

Think about your decision. Be prepared for vast perdinslitues that may cause you to have to have "thick skin "

CONS:

None

Gynecology

Three Stars

PROS:

Good learning institution

CONS:

None