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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpatient - Breast Radiation Oncology in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm, some Weekends

This position supports the Department of Radiation Oncology. Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care. Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

Job Responsibilities:

Key nursing responsibilities include patient education in preparation for treatment, extensive reinforcement of education throughout the treatment, and post-treatment education. The nurse is responsible for securing patient history, in depth knowledge of multiple pertinent medications, assisting with physical exam, coordination of care with significant complexity and multiple contact points, management of acute toxicities, administration of medications, etc.

Education Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

All clinical nurses with less than one year of registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.

Certificate/Licensure Required : Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) certification if working in the following department: ASC Post Anesthesia (600761). Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) if working in the following departments: ASC Post Anesthesia (600761) or Pedi - Child & Adolescent Center (113200).

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: 165526

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days, Rotating, Weekends

  • 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

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