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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Interventional Radiology (Main) 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.

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Outpatient Clinical Nurse position is to coordinate and implement patient care across the continuum of care. The Outpatient Clinical Nurse is accountable and responsible for providing quality, evidence-based patient care through the appropriate use of resources in collaboration with the inter-professional team. Acts as a patient and family advocate to uphold patient rights. Organizes and prioritizes work of patient care team; trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.

Clinical Nurse opportunity in Interventional Radiology. The ideal candidate will be a RN with a minimum of 2 years of experience. Prior IR, ICU, ER, Cath Lab, Endoscopy, or Telemetry experience is a plus.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Transformational Leadership :

Participates in daily unit operations to achieve and maintain the financial goals by utilizing all resources effectively and efficiently.

Provides quality and fiscally responsible patient care.

Proactively anticipates patient and family needs in collaboration with the Charge Nurse, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Nurse Manager.

Practices autonomously within the scope of professional nursing practice.

Fosters peer relationships and participates in coaching and mentoring.

Supports an environment that values and respects the diversity of staff and patients – patient care competency

New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvements :

Applies new and existing evidence in patient care standards, incorporating new knowledge, innovations, and improvements in clinical practice and the patient care delivery system.

Complies with regulatory standards.

Fosters an environment that challenges the status quo, embraces and promotes change.

Demonstrates proficiency in the application of technology in providing care to patients and families.

Participates in assessing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of safe and effective patient and family care utilizing evidence-based and empirical outcome measurements.

Structural Empowerment:

Fosters an environment conducive to Just Culture by holding self and staff members accountable.

Participates in the evaluation of staff members' clinical performance through contributions to the annual evaluation and professional development processes

Demonstrates effective communication, collaboration, conflict management, and resolution.

Contributes to an innovative environment where strong professional practice flourishes and positive patient and family outcomes are achieved.

Strengthens practice, builds strong relationships and develops partnerships to improve patient and family outcomes on the unit.

EDUCATION

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing

EXPERIENCE

Required: None

Preferred: Two to four years RN experience/clinical experience e.g. interventional radiology, intensive care unit, emergency room, endoscopy, cath lab, or telemetry.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). 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. Certification in Oncology or Specialty practice area

All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program. Foreign trained nurses who have not practiced nursing as an RN in the United States for at least one year will also be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.

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: 132620

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Weekends

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000

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