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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse Leader - Medical Oncology (G22) - Eve/Nites 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.

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson’s worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. Nearly 3,000 professional nurses work in our clinics and hospital as direct care providers, research nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, case managers and in numerous other roles. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.

Function Responsible for the lateral integration of care, achieving quality patient outcomes, and maintaining patient safety at the microsystem level.

Scope Impacts patient care and clinical operations for the nursing division.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides clinical leadership to the nursing and interdisciplinary team. Advocates for improvements in health care systems, policies, procedures, and the professional roles of nurses and other health care providers. Organizes and prioritizes work of patient care team. Assures continuity of care as patients transition across the continuum through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Educates, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes.

Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Education Required:

Master’s degree in nursing with an emphasis on the Clinical Nurse Leader role.

Education Preferred: None.

Experience Required:

Two years clinical nurse experience in inpatient hospital setting.

Experience Preferred: None.

Licensure/Certification Required:

Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN) and Clinical Nurse Leader Certification. Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

Certification in Oncology or specialty practice area. 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: 137061

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a straight rate

  • Work Week: Evening/Night

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 90,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 112,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 135,000

  • Science Jobs: No

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