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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery - Outpatient in Houston, Texas

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Nursing and 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. We are open to Family or Acute Care. New graduates are accepted

SUMMARY

The Neurosurgery APP is responsible for clinical management of complex neurosurgical patients, scheduling of surgical procedures, securing consents, prescribing medications, patient education, and coordination of care. The APP assists neurosurgeons with procedures such as Gamma Knife stereotactic head frame placement and suture removal. The APP coordinates activities, including writing orders and requesting consultations from multidisciplinary team members to meet patients' multiple needs and requests. The APP is responsible for the timely and efficient detection, documentation, and management of significant changes in the Neurosurgical patient's condition and is able to meet and verbalize the needs of patients in their particular demands and experiences of an illness.

Education

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.

Licensure/Certification

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 Boar MAY BE REQUIRED: Authorization for limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. 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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 144947

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Remote Work: 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

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