MD Anderson Cancer Center Nursing Assistant - Interventional Radiology in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Nursing Assistant position is to provide patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse or a radiologic technologist. The Nursing Assistant impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

Nursing Assistant opportunity in Interventional Radiology. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of work experience. Shift: Monday – Friday varied working hours and some weekends.

Salary Range: min - $21,600 mid - $29,850 max - $38,100

KEY FUNCTIONS

Partners with Health Care Team and Effective Communication

a. Responsibilities include completion of routine or advanced patient care assignments as delegated.

b. Understands critical changes to patient status and reports concerns to appropriate nursing staff or technologist.

c. Works with multidisciplinary team members to identify and address patient care needs.

d. Effectively and professionally resolves conflict with team members, provides and receives timely feedback to ensure collaboration and positively impact patient care and patient satisfaction scores.

e. Participates in team and peer evaluations.

f. Demonstrates superior customer service in all interactions with patients, families, visitors, and colleagues.

g. Flexes as needed to provide support in all areas of the following locations: ACB/Mays and Pavilion

Effective Communication:

a. Effectively and professionally resolves conflict with team members, provides and receives timely feedback to ensure collaboration and positively impact patient care and patient satisfaction scores.

b. Participates in team and peer evaluations.

c. Demonstrates superior customer service in all interactions with patients, families, visitors, and colleagues.

Supports Patients

a. Aids in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge, performs within scope: Point of Care testing, and vital signs in a diverse patient setting.

b. Utilizes validated advanced skills to support multidisciplinary goals aimed at assisting patients in reaching maximum functionality.

c. Encourages patients in progression of wellness and promotes independence.

d. Partners with the unit multi-disciplinary teams to meet department safety and efficiency goals.

Work Environment and Systems

Work Environment:

a. Maintains environment in a clean, safe, and orderly manner.

b. Maintains unit and institutional competencies and adheres to legal and regulatory requirements.

c. Participates in unit projects focused on improving patient outcomes.

Systems:

a. Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of computers, equipment, and software programs to enter patient data, access information, and communicate with the multidisciplinary team.

b. Successfully complete required on-line training.

c. Demonstrate accountability by reviewing electronic/written communication from the Department of Interventional Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Division of Nursing and MDACC.

Education

Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred: None

Experience

Required: One year of work experience

Preferred: None

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

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 21,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 29,850

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 38,100