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MD Anderson Cancer Center Nurse Manager - Cardiopulmonary Center in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas , the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.



Manages nursing personnel providing safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective nursing care throughout the Cardiopulmonary Center.


Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates individualized nursing care, nursing care management, and nursing personnel management for the Cardiopulmonary Center. Designs and implements training programs for nursing staff. Stays abreast of current trends in nursing and advises center leadership on emerging trends in nursing care.


Operations Management

Manages and directs all nursing operations in the Cardiopulmonary Center. Creates daily nursing assignments. Assures uniformity of care, efficiencies, and productivity throughout the clinical areas in the Center. Develops, implements, and oversees nursing operational policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with institutional, unit based, and external regulatory requirements.

Personnel Management

Oversees the selection, supervision, and development of nursing, and assistive staff. Participates in hiring, corrective action, termination, merits, and promotions. Assures competency of personnel managed and monitors continuing education. Prepares annual and periodic evaluations of staff managed. Ensures appropriate safe staffing levels and practices according to established policies and procedures. Develops and participates in orientation and in-service education programs for areas within the Cardiopulmonary Center.

Financial Management

Participates in the budget development process. Monitors budget. Leads cost reduction efforts or revenue enhancement efforts.

Quality Assurance

Implements, educates, and help direct the center's QI plan, assuring high quality standards. Identifies opportunities for continuous quality improvement. Oversees nursing documentation. Collaborates with care providers to review, enhance, and monitor standards of care through performance improvement activities, including the development of quality initiatives such as pathways, protocols, procedures, and staff education.


Chairs or participates as a member in nursing committees or activities.

Initiates and participates in studies designed to improve care of patients.

Participates in workshops and observation work experiences for visitors.

Participates in planning for renovations of existing or new facilities.

Other duties as required.



Bachelor's degree in Nursing.



Five years of professional nursing experience, to include one year of supervisory experience in direct patient care activities.

Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.



Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.


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.



Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

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: 163801

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 108,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 137,750

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 167,000

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

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No