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

The Outpatient Clinical Nurse in the Gynecologic Oncology Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center coordinates and implements patient care across the continuum of care. They are accountable and responsible for providing quality, evidence-based patient care through the appropriate use of resources in collaboration with the inter-professional team, and acts as a patient and family advocate to uphold patient rights.

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.

Most new patients who come to MD Anderson every year are treated in one of our specialized cancer care centers or clinics, which embody the multidisciplinary, team approach to cancer care that has become an MD Anderson trademark. The experts at MD Anderson's Laura Lee Blanton Gynecologic Oncology Center has a history of pioneering new treatments for gynecologic cancers. We offer sub-specialty clinics to meet the needs of all patients and the most advanced treatment options for gynecologic cancers, including radical trachelectomy and other techniques that preserve child-bearing ability and sexual function.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

Transformational Leadership: Clinical Nurse must lead others (co-workers, patients, families, significant others) to where they need to be in order to meet the demands of their future care needs. Organizes and prioritizes work of the patient care team which include but is not limited to administration of chemotherapy/biotherapy agents, pump connects /disconnects, administration of antibiotic therapy, administration of IV fluids, rapid response to chemotherapy reactions/ emergencies, IV starts, etc.

Structural Empowerment: Clinical Nurse is empowered to problem solve in order to meet organizational and unit goals and achieve desired outcomes.

Exemplary Professional Practice: Clinical Nurse has a comprehensive understanding of the role of professional nursing in the institution that is demonstrated in the relationships with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: Clinical Nurse is responsible for the integration of innovation and research based findings into daily patient care practices.

Empirical Quality Results: Clinical Nurse seeks solutions to problems inherent in our institution rather than creating work-arounds.

Employment Status: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $56,000 - $78,500 - $110,000

Shift: Monday-Friday, day shift

EDUCATION:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: No experience required.

Preferred: Must have at least one year of clinical nursing experience. Two years of clinical nursing experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Required: Current State of Texas professional Nursing License (RN).

Onsite Presence: Is Required

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Frequency

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue

Patient Contact

Wearing Protective Equipment

Occasionally 11-33 Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Frequency

Weight

Arm/Hand Steadiness

Balancing

Bending/Stooping Climbing Carrying

Depth Perception

Dynamic Flexibility

Eye/Hand Coordination

Fine finger movement

Foot Action

Handling

Hearing Sensitivity Keyboarding Lifting

Kneeling

Neck Movements

Olfactory Perception Pushing/Pulling Reaching

Sitting

Wrist Motion

Standing

Tactile Perception

Walking

Visual Acuity

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%




5-10 lbs












5-10 lbs







COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Analytical Ability

Appropriate Behavior

Attention to detail

Critical Thinking

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Following Instructions

Mathematical Skills/Reasoning

Memorizing/Remembering Multitasking

Oral Communication Organizing

Problem Solving

Reading Skills/Comprehension

Responding in emergency situations

Working Alone

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

  • Employee Status: Regular

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

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

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