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MD Anderson Cancer Center Experienced Clinical Nurse - Critical Care - Evening/Nights in Houston, Texas

$8,320 Unit Base Differential** Experienced Clinical Nurse Position on our Intensive Care Unit (7 pm - 7 am) includes some weekends and holidays

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the No. 1 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. Our core values of Caring, Integrity, Discovery, Safety and Stewardship govern the way we operate, make decisions, and help shape our culture.

Why Nursing at MD Anderson?

MD Anderson's exceptional team of nurses have been recognized for Nursing Excellence by earning five Magnet designations by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program ( , the gold standard in nursing. MD Anderson joins an elite group of only about 20 hospitals nationwide who have been recognized five times during the programs 26-year history. Nurses at MD Anderson work to accelerate the contributions of nursing science to evidence-based practice in collaboration with nurse clinicians and leaders. Our nurses are supported through nurse-driven research, educational initiatives, mentoring and professional development.

Experienced Clinical Nurses receive a very competitive compensation package which includes fully covered medical premiums, Teacher's Retirement Services (TRS) contribution, generous Paid-Time-Off and certification pay.

PLUS - nurses will earn up to $8,320 in annual unit-based differentials for all inpatient units. In addition, Evening/Night nurses will be eligible for shift differential pay.

Clinical Nurses relocating from 100+ miles from MD Anderson will also qualify for up to $10,000 in relocation assistance !

The **Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at MD Anderson provides patient focused care through a multidisciplinary team approach. Quality and patient outcomes are at the heart of our practice. The ICU team participates in Evidence Based Practice, unit and hospital -based committees, and local and national conferences.

Our ICU has 55 beds and 230 employees; the ICU at MD Anderson provides patient focused care through a multidisciplinary team approach. Quality and patient outcomes are at the heart of our practice. The ICU team participates in Evidence Based Practice, unit and hospital-based committees, and local and national conferences.

Ideal candidate must have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing, current Texas RN license and a minimum of one year of recent RN experience in an ICU setting. ACLS and BLS are required .

Shift: 7 pm -7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year

Hourly breakdown of salary range:

Minimum $31.73 - Midpoint $43.27 - Maximum $54.81


  • 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.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

Preferred Experience : 12 months of recent acute care RN experience.


Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

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: 168024

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evening/Night

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 104,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 140,000

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No