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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Lymphoma / Myeloma in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Clinical patient care duties:

Conduct preliminary assessments of physician's new and follow-up clinic patients. Dictate clinic progress notes on physician's follow-up patients, dictate PMEs on new patients, and dictate consultation notes on his new consults.

Write admission notes and orders for physician's patients admitted into the hospital.

Write outpatient orders, including those for chemotherapy, IV fluids, transfusions, growth factors, etc.

Assist with physician's clinic-related paperwork.

Assist with physician's miscellaneous clinic activities.

Screen patients' telephone calls and refer to physician when appropriate.

Evaluate physician's clinic and Emergency Center "drop-in" patients.

Assume responsibility for physician's clinic patients (either scheduled or "drop-in"), even if staffed by another attending in physician's absence.

Attend department meetings pertinent to patient care.

Assist physician with in-patient care when needed.

Work with another physician in physician's absence, if directed by physician.

Perform other patient care related activities and various administrative duties pertaining to patient care and/or clinic operations as assigned by the Medical Director of the clinic and/or the attending physician.

Perform bone marrow aspiration procedures.

Duties during non clinic hours, as directed by physician:

Screen patients for eligibility.

Obtain charts and x rays as needed for analysis.

Help prepare chemotherapy orders.

Perform other patient care related activities and various administrative duties as assigned by the Medical Director of the clinic and/or the attending physician.

Assess patients for eligibility:

Evaluate patients and perform physical examinations.

Write information and clinic notes to and for the physician.

operations as assigned by the Medical Director of the clinic and/or the attending physician.

Assist research nurses in identifying patients who may benefit by registration.

Explain treatment options and plans to patients.

Perform other patient care related activities and various administrative duties pertaining to patient care and/or clinic operations as assigned by the Medical Director of the clinic and/or the attending physician.

EDUCATION

Required:

Master's Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice. 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.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred:

At least one year of experience in Advanced Practice Registered Nurse role.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

All of the following:

Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), if working in the following departments: Pediatric - Patient Care (113100).

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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 142234

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 93,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 117,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 140,400

  • Science Jobs: No

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