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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Provider - Sarcoma Medical Oncology in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention.

Function:

Promotes and maintains the health of the patient across the health care continuum.

Scope:

Impacts direct patient care according to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Essential Job Functions:

Conducts comprehensive health assessments, identifies normal/abnormal health characteristics, develops treatment plans, initiates appropriate care and continuously evaluates care outcomes.

Performs delegated functions under the supervision of the physician to include differential diagnosis, use of prescriptive authority, and/or treatment of a variety of human responses throughout the wellness to illness spectrum according to practice guidelines, protocols or standing orders.

Uses judgment to work autonomously as defined by the nurse practice act or to collaborate with the healthcare team to manage client care throughout the continuum of care and in a variety of settings.

Serves as a clinical resource, utilizing advanced nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills to act as interdisciplinary consultant and client advocate.

Provides nursing, education and counseling services to individuals, families, and groups, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic disease.

Accepts accountability for outcomes in health care.

Promotes quality health care through integration of current research into practice.

EDUCATION

Required: Degree requirements as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) as required for clinical licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred: At least 1 year of experience in Advanced Practice Provider role.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant. Related authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.

Preferred:

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 141608

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 109,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 130,800

  • Science Jobs: No

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