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MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpatient - Gynecologic Center in Houston, Texas

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. As a five-Time Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery.

MD Anderson's Laura Lee Blanton Gynecologic Oncology Center offers the most advanced treatment options for gynecologic cancers, including radical trachelectomy and other techniques that preserve child-bearing ability and sexual function. The Gynecologic Center also has a variety of sub-specialty clinics to meet the needs of all patients.

The Outpatient Clinical Nurse in the Gynecologic Oncology Center coordinates and implements patient care across the continuum of care. They are accountable and responsible for providing quality, evidence-based patient care through the appropriate use of resources in collaboration with the inter-professional team, and acts as a patient and family advocate to uphold patient rights.

Ideal candidate will have at least 18 months of recent RN experience.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area.

  • Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and other services, using clinical skills and visual, aural and analytical abilities.

  • Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes.

  • Integrates knowledge of age-specific care needs, principles of oncology practice, institutional goals and standards and current professional practice standards in providing care for patients.

  • 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.

  • Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.

  • 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.

EDUCATION

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

EXPERIENCE

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.

Preferred experience: At least 18 months recent RN experience. Oncology nursing experience a plus.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

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: 144141

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

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

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,500

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

  • Science Jobs: No

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