MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - TPACU - Night Shift (36 hours per week) in Houston, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
Transition Post Anesthesia Care Unit is a surgical overnight recovery, surgical overflow and emergency center/ medical-surgical overflow unit. During the day and early part of the week a few beds are utilized for IR/Cath/Gamma recovery. Emergency center needs are priority.
The ideal candidate will have at least 12 months of PACU, recovery and/or ICU experience.
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.
H ourly breakdown of salary range:
Minimum $31.73 - Midpoint $43.27 - Maximum $54.81
MD Anderson offers our nurses:
Three 12 hour shifts per week, 1872 hours per year (minimum)
$7,280 annual inpatient differential, paid $303.33 per paycheck
-Paid employee medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day
Minimum 24.5 days paid leave in first year (PTO & holidays)
Tuition Assistance Program
Teacher's Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan
Employer paid short-term disability, life & accidental death insurance
Certification pay and State of Texas longevity pay
No State income tax
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.
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
Requisition ID: 149056
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: Day/Evening
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