MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Pediatrics Unit (7pm - 7am) in Houston, Texas

Clinical Nurse - Pediatrics Unit (7pm - 7am)

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/12461/other-jobs-matching/location-only

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Division of Nursing 900088

Requisition #: 114239

Clinical Nurse opportunities on our Pediatrics Unit

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.

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson’s worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery.

Clinical Nurse Position in our Pediatric Children’s Hospital, is looking for candidates that are flexible, enthusiastic about family and patient-centered care and passionate about pediatrics care. Our 35 bed unit will allow you to care for all pediatrics patients in the following services lines: Pedi oncology, pediatrics surgical, pediatrics stem cell transplant and cellular therapy and young adult stem cell transplant and cellular therapy.

Ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, RN license and at least one year Pediatrics experience OR an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, an RN license and 2 to 5 years of recent experience in an acute care setting.

Available shifts are 7pm - 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

SUMMARY:

Function: Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care. Scope: Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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.

Refer to the Position Description for specific ADA requirements, and working conditions.

EDUCATION:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: 12 months recent RN experience in Pediatrics and/or an Acute Care Setting.

Preferred: One year relevant clinical nursing experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.

WORK CONDITIONS:

Patient care environment.

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