MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Nurse- GU Medical Oncology 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 mission of the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of genitourinary cancers for the benefit of our patients and for future generations. Our clinical care is based on research into the biology of genitourinary tumors. With a clearer understanding of the biologic behavior of genes, molecules, and cells that are responsible for the formation and growth of these tumors, we have been able to develop treatments tailored to the individual patient. The Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology is at the leading edge of research to identify important biologic markers to help us determine which patients are at greatest risk of advanced disease and metastasis.

The ideal candidate will be a licensed RN with a minimum of 12 months of experience.

SALARY RANGE: Min- $56,000 Mid- $78,500 Max- $110,000

Essential Job Functions-

Effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols. Coordinates, evaluates and follows patient participation in clinical trials. Assists in the collection and evaluation of data. Under direction, performs protocol-specific clinical tasks including patient assessment, screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and monitoring responses. May administer medications. Provides patient and family education. May provide professional and ancillary staff education concerning research protocols as required.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Education: Preferred Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.

Experience

Required: One year of registered nursing experience

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.

Licensure/Certification

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

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