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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Provider (APRN or PA) - Colon & Rectal Surgery - Outpatient - First Assist in Houston, Texas

Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) - Colon & Rectal Surgery

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 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The position is primarily designated for outpatient clinical responsibilities in a Colorectal Surgery Clinic. The ideal candidate will have current or recent Surgery and/or Oncology experience. Open to new graduates. Advanced Practice Providers (APRN) are required to have First Assist Certification. Must be open to traveling to one of our Houston Area Locations (HALs) - The Woodlands or League City.


Direct Clinical/Patient Care at Texas Main Campus (TMC) and Houston Area Locations (HALs)

Will work with the designated provider in the Operating Room (OR). If APRN, then RN 1st Assist Certification is Required.

Patient Care

Collaborate with physician and team in the management of Colorectal Surgery patients. Employee demonstrates population-based competencies (age-specific, diversity) that cross the continuum of care. Employee functions within their professional scope in their assigned area.

Medical Knowledge

Employee demonstrates medical knowledge of the care of Colorectal Surgery patients. Knowledgeable and possess proficiency as well as skills in the care and management of Colorectal Surgery patients.


Employee demonstrates a commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the health care team.

Practice-Based Learning

Employee participates in on-going learning and demonstrates the application of it in his/her role.

System-Based Practice

Employee demonstrates his/her impact on the system of care.


REQUIRED: Degree requirements as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) as required for clinical licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant


REQUIRED: Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant. Related authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population. Basic Life Support (BLS) or CardiopulmonaryResuscitation (CPR) certification . MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.

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: 150516

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 100,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 125,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 150,000

  • Science Jobs: No