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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Main Operating Room - Part-time in Houston, Texas

Clinical Nurse Opportunity in our Main Operating Room (Part-time)

Perioperative Services strives to be the safest perioperative environment in the world, to have the highest quality of perioperative outcomes, and to demonstrate the core values in our vision. Partnered with the Division of Nursing, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and the Division of Surgery, this multidisciplinary team performs more than 15,000 surgical cases each year in more than 43 operating rooms (37 in Main and 6 in Mays) spanning the Main Building and Mays Clinic. The population served is Adult and Pediatric oncology.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license and at least 12 months of recent OR nursing experience to include experience scrubbing and circulating. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.

Qualified candidates will be considered for a position in one of the following service lines: head and neck/plastics, GGTPR (Gyn, GU, Thoracic, Pediatrics, and Robotics), Neuro/Ortho and Surgical Oncology.

This is a part time position (working 10 hours shifts / 2 days per week)


Minimum: $65,000 Midpoint: $87,500 Maximum: $110,000


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.


No experience required. All clinical nurses with less than one-year of 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.


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: Nrsg Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).

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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 138502

  • Employment Status: Part-Time Benefits Eligible

  • 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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