MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Nurse - Clinical Research Support Center - Sugar Land in Sugar Land, Texas

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years Research Nurse experience.

Function:

Assists with clinical and operational management of research protocols.

Scope:

Impacts research protocols and patients in designated protocols. Scope of position is defined by the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas and requires adherence to the policies and procedures of the institution.

KEY 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.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

One year of registered nursing experience.

Preferred:

Prior Research Nurse experience.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html