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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Acute Cancer Care Center (11 AM - 11 PM) in Houston, Texas

Clinica Nurse Opportunity in our Acute Cancer Care Center (11 am - 11 pm)

Our Acute Cancer Care Center has 42 beds with 4 being negative pressure and 2 are in our resuscitation rooms for the most emergent situation. We specialized unit that caters to our Cancer patients, but also sees any patient that comes through our doors, Cancer diagnosis or not. We treat pediatrics through adults.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license, Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Prefer at 12 months RN experience in an acute care or medical / surgical setting.

The shift is 11 am -11 pm and 26 out of 52 weekends shifts per year.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $87,500 - $110,000

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies. Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems. Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources .

REQUIREMENTS

Education Required Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Education Preferred Bachelors of Science in Nursing.

Experience Preferred: One year recent RN experience in an acute care or medical surgery setting,

Licensure/Certification Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Licensure/Certification Required Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if working in the following department: Nursing Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).

Licensure/Certification Preferred Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.

Other Required: All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.

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: 140447

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000

  • Science Jobs: No

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