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MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) - Acute Care Cancer Center (11 AM - 11 PM) in Houston, Texas

Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) opportunity in our Acute Cancer Care Center (11 am - 11 pm)

Our Acute Care Cancer Center has 42 beds with 4 being negative pressure and 2 are in our resuscitation rooms for the most emergent situation. We specialized unit that caters to our Cancer patients, but also sees any patient that comes through our doors, Cancer diagnosis or not. We treat pediatrics through adults.

Ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Prefer one year of recent experience working in direct patient care.

Shift is Mid-shift 10:45 am - 11:15 pm and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse. Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

Salary Range: Minimum - $28,800 - Midpoint - $36,000 Maximum - $43,200

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Acts as member of a multidisciplinary team that identifies and addresses patient care needs. Assists in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge and obtaining vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information. Ensures patient environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly manner. Acts as part of an assigned care team.

EDUCATION

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred: One year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Required: None.

Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant

Other Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

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: 140582

  • 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

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • 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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