MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Main OR Nursing in Houston, Texas
Clinical Nurse Opportunity in our Main Operating Room
Perioperative Services strives to be the safest perioperative environment in the world, to have the highest quality of perioperative outcomes, and to demonstrate the core values in our vision. Partnered with the Division of Nursing, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and the Division of Surgery, this multidisciplinary team performs more than 15,000 surgical cases each year in more than 43 operating rooms (37 in Main and 6 in Mays not sure if you want to separate) spanning the Main Building and Mays Clinic. The population served is Adult and Pediatric oncology.
The ideal candidate will have at least 12 months of recent OR nursing experience and experience scrubbing and circulating. Qualified candidates will be considered for a position in one of the following areas: head and neck/plastics, GGTPR (gyn, GU, thoracic, pediatrics, and robotics), neuro/ortho and surgical oncology. Varied shifts available.
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.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.
Preferred: 12 months recent RN experience in the Operating Room
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).
Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.
Patient care environment.
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. 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.
Requisition ID: 132293
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000
Science Jobs: No