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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship|Nursing Fellowship in Houston, Texas


An outstanding Educational and Clinical Opportunity for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

Application deadline is December 30. Program begins on September 1, 2023.

The APRN Fellowship position is a two-part application:

  • This Human Resources Job Application

  • Fellowship Application via Discover (See APRN Fellowship Website)

Failure to submit the Fellowship Application via Discover or this Human Resources Job Application and the required documents will result in disqualification.

Read full application details and steps in the APRN Fellowship Program Website:

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.

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.

The Post Graduate Fellowship in Oncology Nursing is designed to provide advanced practice registered nurses an opportunity to experience a year-long Fellowship in Oncology Nursing at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The fellowship will include a core curriculum of clinical study that will ensure exposure to the entire spectrum of oncology care from prevention to end-of-life. Fellows will select and pursue an oncology specialty area for clinical focus and practice.


The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Oncology Fellowship is to promote and maintain the health of the client across the health care continuum; function within the Division of Nursing as a part of the Post Graduate Fellowship in Oncology Nursing; participate in experiential and academic educational training for advanced nursing practice in oncology.


Key Functions

  • Demonstrate broad skills and competence in advanced oncology nursing practice.

  • Demonstrate basic scientific, behavioral, nursing and medical knowledge useful in solving clinical problems commonly associated with cancer.

  • Describe and discuss the spectrum of cancer care from prevention to palliation.

  • Develop proficiency in comprehensive cancer care.

  • Develop and organize an evidence-based project relevant to the area of oncology clinical focus.

  • Participate in institutional, community and professional activities.

  • Engage in an individualized course of study, relevant to oncology nursing.

  • Complete all components of the Fellowship curriculum.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Service Orientation

Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:

• Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times

• Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

• Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders

• Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed



Required: Minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing. May be waived for applicants who obtained recognition as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse from the Texas State Board of Nursing prior to 1/1/2003. Graduate education and related Texas Board of Nursing authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.


Preferred: 2 years of clinical nursing experience.


All of the following:

*Licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

  • BLS (American Heart Association)

MAY BE REQUIRED: Authorization for limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing.

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: 153239

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • 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: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No