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MD Anderson Cancer Center Associate Director, Clinical Nursing - Lymphoma / Myeloma (G15) 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. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

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. Our values are caring, integrity, discovery, safety and stewardship.

G15 is the inpatient Lymphoma/Myeloma unit which cares for patients through all stages of the disease: from early diagnosis to end of life issues. The unit cares for these patients through chemotherapy protocols (both investigational and no-investigational), supportive care with regards to the side effects of chemotherapy, and disease process and symptom management due to the same issues.


Sets strategic priorities and tactics in consultation with the Director of Nursing or Clinical Administrative Director to align with institutional and divisional strategic initiatives.

Responsible for the outcomes of care processes on assigned unit(s) including clinical quality, financial, productivity, throughput/efficiency and interdisciplinary team work.

Provides direction, guidance and developmental planning to clinical nurses and support staff. Directs, delegates and oversees care delivery and work efforts to achieve and maintain excellence in nursing and patient care outcomes.

Promotes a satisfied, healthy work environment for the workforce by establishing a climate of growth, challenge and development for all staff.

Supports a high level of clinical competence and professional development for staff.



Bachelor's degree in Nursing.



Six years of professional nursing experience, with two years in cancer care.

Two years of management experience in the management of direct patient care activities.

Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.



Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN).

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


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: 139342

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 147,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 177,000

  • Science Jobs: No