MD Anderson Cancer Center Nursing Assistant - Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC) 2:30pm-11pm in Houston, Texas
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." As a Magnet Recognized Hospital, we have a community of nearly 3,000 professional nurses who provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.
The Ambulatory Treatment Center, with 156 beds and 6 clinical sites, delivers infusion therapy needs for all of MD Anderson's specialty Centers. The ATC provides treatments for the adult patient population, 18 years of age and beyond.
The primary purpose of the Nursing Assistant position is to provide patient care and customer services as delegated. The Nursing Assistant affects patient comfort and outcomes of care.
The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of work experience. Prefer candidates that are certified Nursing Assistants and have experience working in a hospital environment. Customer service experience in a healthcare environment is a plus.
Shift: 2:30pm-11:00p with rotating weekends and holidays
Assists Nursing Staff Responsibilities include completion of routine patient care assignments as delegated. Accurately record vital signs and other data, report abnormalities to nursing staff.
Assists Patients Aids in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, greeting, rooming, and vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information in M. D. Anderson's computer-based patient record systems.
Work Environment Maintains environment in a clean, safe, and orderly manner
Stock and maintain unit and patient care supplies and equipment.
Effective Communication . Escalates significant events and concerns regarding patients and their care to appropriate nursing staff. Responsible for the security and confidentiality of patient information at all times.
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue
Hazardous Chemicals and Materials
Exposure to Radiation
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Two years of Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital environment.
Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant
Required: All offers of employment are subject to fulfillment of MD Anderson stated contingencies: Satisfactory results of Criminal and Personal Background Check; and Satisfactory result of a negative result for the Drug Screening detecting the presence of specific illegal drugs and compounds of tobacco.
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
Requisition ID: 138982
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Day/Evening, Days, Evening/Night, Evenings, Nights, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 28,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 43,200
Science Jobs: No