MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Research Nurse- Melanoma 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 ideal candidate will be a licensed RN with at least two years of registered nursing experience preferably in research.

Salary Range:

Min- $68,800 Mid- $86,000 Max- $103,200

Essential Job Functions-

Performs all functions of a research nurse. In addition, responsible for the overall effective operation of designated protocols, which includes development, design and resolution of operations and budget issues in collaboration with the principal investigator or study sponsor. Acts as a liaison with sponsor institutions and sponsoring pharmaceutical companies. Ensures accurate collection, validation and statistical analysis of data in designated protocols. Independently performs clinical tasks including patient assessment, screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens, monitoring responses and administering medications. Plans, designs and provides complex professional and ancillary staff education on protocols through inservices, presentations and written communications. Leads multidisciplinary team to effectively meet protocol goals. Develops and implements patient education materials.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.

Experience

Required: Two years 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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