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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.

SUMMARY

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

Job Functions-

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequency

Patient Contact

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue

Hazardous Chemicals and Materials

Exposure to Radiation

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Frequency

Weight

Standing

Walking

Sitting

Reaching

Lifting

Pushing/Pulling

Keyboarding

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

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5-10 lbs

5-10 lbs

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Education

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

Required: None

Preferred: Two years of Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital environment.

Licensure/Certification

Required: None.

Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant

OTHER

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

Additional Information

  • 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

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