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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Provider - Cancer Prevention Center in Houston, Texas

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.


To provide direct nursing and delegated medical services to patients within the education and experience of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in collaboration with physicians in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention protocols. Promotes and maintains the health of the client across the health care continuum as evidenced through clinical practice, education, administrative, and research activities and professional development.


Patient Care:

Employee demonstrates population-based competencies (age-specific, diversity) that cross the continuum of care; Employee functions within their professional scope. Independently demonstrates and provides age appropriate clinical expertise in cancer prevention and detection and consultative services. Educates patients, families, individuals, and professionals on cancer prevention and risk reduction.

Research/Process Improvement:

Develops and revises clinical guidelines, protocols, and procedures for various clinical services and participates in curriculum revision and development. Collaborates, initiates, and participates in cancer prevention research efforts and incorporates research into practice.


Represents the Division of Cancer Prevention and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in professional activities and maintains professional development and competency. Participates in professional activities as deemed by management (i.e., institutional committees, research projects, community speaking and marketing). Walking from clinic to off-site locations to attend meetings, provide services, and pick up/deliver various forms.


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.


Preferred: At least 1 year of experience in Advanced Practice Provider role.



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 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.


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: 157098

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

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

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

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

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No