MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Outpt Radiation Oncology (Mays Clinic) in Houston, Texas

Clinical Nurse opportunity in Radiation Oncology Mays Clinic. The ideal candidate will have two to four years of relevant clinical experience preferably in Radiation Oncology and/or an outpatient, ambulatory setting.

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. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

SUMMARY

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.

Salary Range:

Minimum - $56,000 Midpoint - $78,500 Maximum - $110,000

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Transformational Leadership: Clinical Nurse must lead others (co-workers, patients, families, significant others) to where they need to be in order to meet the demands of their future care needs. Organizes and prioritizes work of the patient care team which include but is not limited to administration of chemotherapy/biotherapy agents, pump connects /disconnects, administration of antibiotic therapy, administration of IV fluids, rapid response to chemotherapy reactions/ emergencies, IV starts, etc.

Structural Empowerment: Clinical Nurse is empowered to problem solve in order to meet organizational and unit goals and achieve desired outcomes.

Exemplary Professional Practice : Clinical Nurse has a comprehensive understanding of the role of professional nursing in the institution that is demonstrated in the relationships with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements: Clinical Nurse is responsible for the integration of innovation and research based findings into daily patient care practices.

Empirical Quality Results: Clinical Nurse seeks solutions to problems inherent in our institution rather than creating workarounds.

EDUCATION

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelors of Science in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE

Required: None.

Preferred: Two years relevant clinical nursing experience, preferably in an outpatient, ambulatory setting and/or radiation oncology experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION :

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN)

Preferred: Certification in Oncology.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position requires working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic). Refer to the Position Description for specific ADA requirements and patient age-related information.

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