MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Lymphoma / Myeloma (G15) - Day / Evening 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. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery.
G15 is the inpatient Lymphoma/Myeloma unit which cares for patients through all stages of the disease: from early diagnosis to end of life issues. The unit cares for these patients through chemotherapy protocols (both investigational and no-investigational), supportive care with regards to the side effects of chemotherapy, and disease process and symptom management due to the same issues.
The ideal candidate will be a licensed RN with a minimum 18 months experience in an inpatient setting. Prior Oncology, Telemetry, or Medical/Surgical experience preferred.
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.
Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing
Preferred: Minimum of 18 months experience in inpatient setting.
Preferred: Prior Oncology, Telemetry, or Medical/Surgical experience.
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION
Current State of Texas professional nursing license (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
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.
All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program. Foreign trained nurses who have not practiced nursing as an RN in the United States for at least one year will also 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
Requisition ID: 136815
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Evening/Night
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000
Science Jobs: No