MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpatient- Nursing Resource Pool (NRP) Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm 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 discovery, safety and stewardship.
The Nursing Resource Pool (NRP) provides excellent opportunities for experienced Oncology nurses to work in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We assist the hospital to fill staffing needs to each unit as assessed on a shift to shift basis. With a continuous change in census and acuity throughout the hospital, the NRP staff is flexible and is trained to provide safe, effective, patient and family- centered care. We treat a diverse range of patients and enjoy the variety of working in different settings. Forty-two percent of NRP registered nurses are OCN-certified. NRP nurses also hold certifications in pediatric oncology, pain management, critical care, radiology and medical-surgical.
The ideal candidate will have a BSN Degree with at least two years oncology experience and recent experience administering IV chemotherapy.
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: Two years of oncology experience, with recent experience administering IV chemotherapy.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Preferred: 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 (http://Prefer nurses with at least two years oncology experience, with recent experience administering IV chemotherapy)
Requisition ID: 139350
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: Evening/Night
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
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