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MD Anderson Cancer Center *8,320 Differential!* Clinical Nurse Opportunity - G16 Leukemia (Eve/Nights 7p - 7a) in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the No. 1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's " Best Hospitals ." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. Our core values of Caring, Integrity, Discovery, Safety and Stewardship govern the way we operate, make decisions, and help shape our culture.

Why Nursing at MD Anderson?

MD Anderson's exceptional team of nurses have been recognized for Nursing Excellence by earning five Magnet designations by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program ( , the gold standard in nursing. MD Anderson joins an elite group of only about 20 hospitals nationwide who have been recognized five times during the programs 26-year history. Nurses at MD Anderson work to accelerate the contributions of nursing science to evidence-based practice in collaboration with nurse clinicians and leaders. Our nurses are supported through nurse-driven research, educational initiatives, mentoring and professional development.

Experienced Clinical Nurses receive a very competitive compensation package which includes fully-covered medical premiums, Teacher's Retirement Services (TRS) contribution, generous Paid-Time-Off and certification pay.

PLUS - nurses will earn up to $8,320 in annual unit-based differentials for all inpatient units. In addition, Evening/Night nurses will be eligible for shift differential pay.

Clinical Nurses relocating from 100+ miles from MD Anderson will also qualify for up to $10,000 in relocation assistance !

The G16 unit serves an adult Leukemia population, age range 17-92. Primary Responsibilities include: Chemotherapy administration, Research Protocols, Blood product Administration, and Quality Improvement Projects.

The ideal candidate will be a RN with at least 18 months of Medical/Surgical experience. Prior Oncology experience; Chemotherapy Certification preferred.


  • Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area.

  • Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team.

  • Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes.

  • Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies.

  • Participates in data collection for current studies.

  • Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies.

  • Documents care according to established standards.

  • Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems.

  • Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.

  • Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights.

  • Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required : Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred : Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.


All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.

Preferred : At least 18 months of Medical/Surgical experience. Prior Oncology experience; Chemotherapy 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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 153697

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evening/Night, Rotating, Varied, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 96,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 126,000

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime after 80 hours worked in a two week period, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No