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MD Anderson Cancer Center $8,320 Unit Based Differential" Experienced Clinical Nurse - Pediatrics Unit (7pm - 7am) in Houston, Texas

"$8,320 Unit Based Differential" Experienced Clinical Nurse Opportunity - Pediatrics Unit (7pm - 7am)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital 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.

Clinical Nurse Position in our Pediatric Unit in our MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital , is looking for nurses that are flexible, enthusiastic about family and patient-centered care and passionate about pediatrics care. Our 35 bed unit will allow you to care for all pediatrics patients in the following services lines: Pedi oncology, pediatrics surgical, pediatrics stem cell transplant and cellular therapy and young adult stem cell transplant and cellular therapy.

Ideal candidate must have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing, RN license, Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and at least one year of recent Pediatrics or Hematology RN experience.

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

Shift: 7 pm - 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

Job Summary:

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.

Other duties as assigned.

Supervision

Received Manager, Director or designee.

Given Assigned staff.

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REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred Experience : 12 months of recent Pediatrics or Hematology RN experience.

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: 147674

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

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

  • Work Week: Evening/Night

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: No

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