MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Nurse Manager- GI 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 Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology is a team of highly specialized medical oncologists, scientists, physician assistants, and research nurses who treat gastrointestinal malignancies, including cancers of the liver, bile duct, gallbladder, pancreas, large and small bowel, stomach, esophagus, and rare tumors.

In addition to providing outstanding patient care, GI Medical Oncology supports MD Anderson's goal of research-driven cancer treatment. Department faculty members are focusing on the investigation of new molecular therapies, and other novel agents, that may provide better ways to treat cancers and related diseases of the digestive system.

The ideal candidate must have at least five years of registered nursing experience to include two years of research nursing experience and two years of supervisory experience.

SALARY RANGE: $102,400 $128,000 $153,600

Essential Job Functions-

Manages assigned research staff, funds and operations. Develops and administers policies and procedures. Develops and administers a strategic plan to manage departmental protocol activity. Ensures that appropriate personnel are in place before new research projects and/or protocols are implemented. Assesses departmental protocols for acuity and /or patient complexity to incorporate in staffing and training needs. Develops strategies to promote enrollment of diverse patient populations. Develops and monitors staff compliance with education and training requirements. Manages and evaluates the clinical services delivered by research personnel for multiple research protocols. Ensures the review and completion of departmental budget contracts. Directs departmental research staff in appropriate methods for managing protocol-related costs and charge recapture and provides quality assurance for the charge process. Maintains and ensures knowledge of the research process and resources available in compliance with institutional policies, IRB and federal regulations. Assures excellence of clinical practice and patient care services through care delivery that is in accordance with federal, state and professional standards, policies and procedures.


Required: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

Preferred: Master's of Science in Nursing.


Required: Five years of registered nursing experience to included two years of research nursing experience and two years of supervisory experience. Required degree may be substituted for experience as a MDACC Research Nurse Supervisor on a one-to-one basis.

Preferred: Master's of Science in Nursing.


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

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.