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MD Anderson Cancer Center Experienced Clinical Nurse (7p-7a)-G17 Stem Cell in Houston, Texas

Clinical Nurse Opportunity on our G17 Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Unit

The inpatient Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular Therapy unit is a 48 beds Unit. We perform around 800 transplants per year, about half of which are comprised of Allogeneic cells from sources that include matched identical, syngeneic, matched unrelated, haploidentical and cord blood donors. Stem Cell Transplant is a potentially curable treatment for many types of cancer, particularly hematological diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Nurses on the inpatient units are responsible for the primary care of the SCT patients including the administration of the preparative chemotherapy regimens, infusion of stem cell transplants and other cellular therapies, such as Chimeric Antigen Reactor T-cells (CAR-T), administration of supportive intravenous and blood product therapies during the engraftment period, and patient and family teaching up to and including the patient's discharge to the outpatient setting.

Ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing, TX RN license; BLS, CPR and OCN certifications. One year of recent RN experience in Oncology, Hematology, BMT and Chemotherapy preferred working in an Inpatient Setting.

Shift is 7p-7a with rotating weekends and holidays.

Function: Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.

Scope: Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

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.

Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

EXPERIENCE:No experience required. All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program. Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if working in the following department: Nrsg Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).

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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 152010

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evening/Night, Rotating, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 90,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 114,000

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime after 80 hours worked in a two week period, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No