MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpatient (Infusion) - The Woodlands in Woodlands, Texas

Clinical Nurse, Outpatient (Infusion) - The Woodlands

Location: United States, Texas, Woodlands, Woodlands at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/11641/other-jobs-matching/location-only

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Houston Area Locations 601100

Requisition #: 114458

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings. It is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

MD Anderson provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology services along with a range of supportive programs at all of its Greater Houston area locations. While the Woodlands campus treats all types of cancers, the faculty here 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; Thoracic.

Ideal candidate will have two or more years of RN experience, preferably in infusion.

SALARY RANGE

Minimum - $55,000 Midpoint - $76,000 Maximum - $95,000

KEY FUNCTIONS

Transformational Leadership: Clinical Nurse must lead others (co-workers, patients, families, significant others) to where they need to be in order to meet the demands of their future care needs. Organizes and prioritizes work of the patient care team which include but is not limited to administration of chemotherapy/biotherapy agents, pump connects /disconnects, administration of antibiotic therapy, administration of IV fluids, rapid response to chemotherapy reactions/ emergencies, IV starts, etc.

Structural Empowerment: Clinical Nurse is empowered to problem solve in order to meet organizational and unit goals and achieve desired outcomes.

Exemplary Professional Practice: Clinical Nurse has a comprehensive understanding of the role of professional nursing in the institution that is demonstrated in the relationships with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: Clinical Nurse is responsible for the integration of innovation and research based findings into daily patient care practices.

Empirical Quality Results: Clinical Nurse seeks solutions to problems inherent in our institution rather than creating work arounds.

EDUCATION

Required: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

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

Preferred: Certification in Oncology or specialty practice area.

EXPERIENCE

Required: None

Preferred: Two to four years relevant clinical experience, preferably in infusion.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position requires: Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

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