MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - ER, Acute Cancer Care Center 7p -7a in Houston, Texas
Our Acute Cancer Care Center provides emergency services to our critically ill patients, utilizing 42 beds, including 2 Resuscitation Rooms. We are a specialized unit that is dedicated to our Cancer patients, pediatrics through adults
The ideal candidate will have a graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing, an RN license, Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support. (ACLS) certification. Prefer at 12 months RN experience in an emergency room setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies. Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems. Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.
Education Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Experience Required: No experience required.
All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.
Licensure Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if working in the following department: Nrsg Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).
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
Requisition ID: 163428
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
Work Week: Nights
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 101,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 134,000
FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime, paid at a time and a half rate
Fund Type: Hard
Work Location: Onsite
Pivotal Position: Yes
Referral Bonus Available?: Yes
Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes
Science Jobs: No