MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Safety Assistant- Nursing Resource Pool (NRP) Day/Eve Shift 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." 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.

Ideal candidate must be able to work a combined shift: 7am-7pm, 7am-3pm and/or 3pm-11pm including 26 out of 52 weekends per year. Experience in patient care is strongly preferred.

Salary Range: Min- $25,200 Mid- $31,500 Max- $37,800

Job Summary-

Monitors activity of assigned patient, preventing activity that would endanger therapeutic or physical safety. Calls nursing personnel when patient has requests or needs clinical intervention. Assures patient is in visible line-of-sight at all times. Monitors patient to assure they do not fall from bed or chair. Monitors to assure the patient does not pull or remove tubes and other supportive or therapeutic interventions. Accompanies the patient off the unit when assigned. Promptly communicates concerns to nursing personnel.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

Required: None.

Preferred: Experience in a patient care environment.

Licensure/Certification

Required: None.

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

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 25,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 37,800