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MD Anderson Cancer Center Assistant Nurse Manager (Infusion Therapy) - The Woodlands in Woodlands, Texas

MD Anderson is seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager (Procedural) for its Woodlands location.

For more than 75 years, MD Anderson has provided an unparalleled level of cancer care, and with multiple locations around Houston, our experience and services extend into your neighborhood. Our patients have convenient, comfortable access to world-class cancer care in their community, close to where they live and work. At our Woodlands location, the faculty has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of the following cancers: Breast, Colorectal, Dermatology and skin, Endocrine, Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Head and neck, Neurologic, and Thoracic.

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in nursing, three or more years of nursing experience in an Oncology outpatient setting; preferable experience with in infusion therapy.

SUMMARY

Responsible for clinical expertise within the Woodlands location, which includes delivery of radiation oncology, medical oncology, infusion therapy services, and surgical oncology. Plans and evaluates area compliance within institutional/regulatory policies and procedures. Ensures scheduling and assignment/reassignment of staff to meet the needs of the patients. Supports clinical competence and professional development of the staff. Provides direct patient care approximately 50% of the time.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Ensures adherence to the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, institutional standards of care and policies and procedures and external regulatory agencies. Ensures that staff are compliant with external regulatory agency requirements (e.g. JC, HIPAA, Magnet etc.). Ensures maintenance of personnel records in compliance with Joint Commission and institutional requirements.

Coordinates personnel activities of the Center including staff education, selection, counseling, and evaluation. Assumes responsibility for the recruitment of clinical nurses and clerical staff. Ensures respective Center's staff is appropriately cross-trained by assisting in the orientation of new staff as well as precept nurses. Develops and maintains effective staffing plans.

Ensures the provision of safe and effective patient care and business services. Develops goals / objectives consistent with identified best practices and evaluates outcomes accordingly. Ensures effective triage and coordination of patient appointments between the West Houston location and main campus. Collaborates with the Patient Access Supervisor to ensure effective and efficient Business Center operations.

Serves as a professional role model and mentor. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining proficiency in assigned role and involvement in professional organizations.

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Three years of clinical nursing experience. Successful completion of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center New Graduate Nurse Residency Program can be substituted for two of the three required years of clinical nursing experience.

Preferred: Strong oncology experience, preferably in infusion therapy.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.

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

  • Requisition ID: 127786

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a straight rate

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 79,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 99,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 119,400

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