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.
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
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Required: No experience required.
Preferred: Must have at least one year of clinical nursing experience. Two years of clinical nursing experience is preferred.
Required: Current State of Texas professional Nursing License (RN).
Onsite Presence: Is Required
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue
Wearing Protective Equipment
Occasionally 11-33 Constant 67-100%
Bending/Stooping Climbing Carrying
Fine finger movement
Hearing Sensitivity Keyboarding Lifting
Olfactory Perception Pushing/Pulling Reaching
Attention to detail
Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Oral Communication Organizing
Responding in emergency situations
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
Employee Status: Regular
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000