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MD Anderson Cancer Center *$8,320 Unit Based Differential Annually* Experienced Clinical Nurse - G19W Leukemia Unit (7 am - 7pm) in Houston, Texas

* $8320 unit-based differential annually * Experienced Clinical Nurse Opportunity - G19W Leukemia Unit (7am - 7pm)

Join our team to be part of a variety of novel treatments, such as CAR-T, that has demonstrated our commitment to ending cancer.

G19W Leukemia is one of three units dedicated to the care of the acute/chronic and remission Leukemia patient. The Leukemia patient is on the receiving end of some novel therapies for the treatment of their respective cancer such as Autologous Chimeric Antigen Receptor-T Cell (CAR-T cells) which has shown great clinical promise and standard/ investigational or consolidation chemotherapies. Nurses are responsible for organizing the care of the patient including the administration of chemotherapy, blood products, electrolyte replacements, monitoring the patient on telemetry and any cardiac drips. The primary nurse is also responsible for working with the primary team towards a successful discharge inclusive of patient and family teaching.

Ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited school of professional nurse, TX RN license with a minimum of 12 months recent RN experience in an inpatient setting on a Medical/Surgical unit. Prior Oncology / Hematology experience a plus. BLS and/or ACLS certification required.

Shift is 7 am - 7 pm & 26 out of 52 weekends per year

What This Role Can Offer You

Hourly breakdown of salary range:

Minimum $31.73 - Midpoint $43.27 - Maximum $54.81

MD Anderson offers our nurses:

  • Three 12 hour shifts per week, 1872 hours per year (minimum)

  • $8,320 annual inpatient differential, paid $346.67 per paycheck

-Paid employee medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day

  • Minimum 24.5 days paid leave in first year (PTO & holidays)

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Teacher's Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan

  • Employer paid short-term disability, life & accidental death insurance

  • Certification pay and State of Texas longevity pay

  • No State income tax

  • Relocation assistance

Function: Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.

Scope: Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

Essential Job Functions: 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.

Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred Experience : 12 months of recent medical/surgical RN experience in an inpatient setting.

Licensure/Certification:

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

WORK CONDITIONS:

Patient care environment.

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: 146525

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

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

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 90,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 114,000

  • 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

  • Science Jobs: No

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