MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Emergency Center (11a - 11p) in Houston, Texas
Clinical Nurse - Emergency Center (11a - 11p)
Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/12197/other-jobs-matching/location-only
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Division of Nursing 900088
Requisition #: 116308
Clinical Nurse Opportunities in our Emergency Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Reports "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. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
This Emergency 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 and at least 18 months experience in an acute care or medical / surgical setting.
The shift is 11am – 11pm and 26 out of 52 weekends shifts per year.
Salary Range: $56,000 - $78,500 - $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.
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.
Licensure/Certification Required Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).
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