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

Clinical Nurse, Outpatient - Sarcoma Center

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Nursing at

Hospital & Clinics 710377

Requisition #: 118158

The Outpatient Clinical Nurse in the Sarcoma 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.

There are more than 30 types of soft tissue sarcoma. They are all rare and require expert diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for the best possible outcome. MD Anderson’s Sarcoma Center is the nation’s largest program for bone and soft tissue sarcomas. As the nation’s foremost sarcoma experts, MD Anderson offers innovative treatments with the goal of maintaining physical function and quality of life.


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.

Preferred: BSN would be a plus.


Required: No experience required.

Preferred: Two years of experience in med/surg would be a plus.


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

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.