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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpatient - Endocrine Center in Houston, Texas

MD Anderson's Endocrine Center is one of the nation's few comprehensive programs dedicated entirely to diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant endocrine diseases.

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.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area.

Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and other services, using clinical skills and visual, aural and analytical abilities.

Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes.

Integrates knowledge of age-specific care needs, principles of oncology practice, institutional goals and standards and current professional practice standards in providing care for patients.

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.

Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.

Acts as a patient and family advocate to uphold patient rights.

Organizes and prioritizes work of patient care team; 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.

EXPERIENCE

Required: None

Preferred: A minimum of two years RN experience.

Preferred: Prior Endocrine experience.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

Current State of Texas professional Nursing License (RN).

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

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.

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.

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: 130345

  • 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: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,500

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

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