MD Anderson Cancer Center *$8,320 Unit Differential Annually* Experienced Clinical Nurse - Acute Cancer Care Center (3pm - 3am) TMC in Houston, Texas
Clinical Nurse Opportunities in Acute Cancer Care Center (3pm - 3am)
Our Acute Cancer Care Center provides emergency services to our critically ill patients, utilizing 42 beds, including 2 Resuscitation Rooms. We are a specialized unit that is dedicated to our Cancer patients, pediatrics through adults.
What This Role Can Offer You
$8,320 unit differential
Free employee medical benefits
Certification Pay and Longevity Pay
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license, Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Prefer at 12 months RN experience in an emergency room setting.
The shift is 3 pm - 3 am and 26 out of 52 weekends shifts per year.
Salary Range: $65,000 - $87,500 - $110,000
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.
Education Required Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Education Preferred Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
Experience Preferred: One year recent RN experience in an emergency room setting.
Licensure/Certification Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Licensure/Certification Required Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if working in the following department: Nursing Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).
Licensure/Certification Preferred Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.
Other Required: All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.
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 .
Emergency Room (ER) Emergency Center (EC) Emergency Department (ED)
Requisition ID: 142107
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
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000
Science Jobs: No