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

Nurse Manager position in the Thoracic Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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.

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery.

Most new patients who come to MD Anderson every year are treated in one of our specialized cancer care centers or clinics, which embody the multidisciplinary, team approach to cancer care that has become an MD Anderson trademark. As one of the nation's top cancer centers, MD Anderson offers the highest level of expertise and care in lung cancer. Our multidisciplinary approach includes world-renowned experts in lung cancer diagnosis, state-of-the-art equipment, and the most-advanced treatments - ensuring the best clinical practice. MD Anderson's Thoracic Center provides personalized care for every type and stage of lung cancer and other cancers in the chest region. Our nationally recognized expertise allows us to offer hope for lung cancer patients whose disease may be considered untreatable elsewhere. Our surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists create a multidisciplinary treatment plans based on the patient's exact diagnosis. It is our mission to ensure our patients have the best possible life after cancer, by using advanced treatment techniques to preserve lung function.

Salary Range:

Minimum $86,000 - Midpoint $109,500 - Maximum $133,000

A successful Nurse Manager in the Thoracic Center will possess the following abilities and/or characteristics: Ability to coordinate and perform multiple supervisor activities including leadership of professional staff, set and implement team priorities, audit team activities, practice independently, critical thinking skills, dependability, expertise in establishing and maintaining positive cooperative working relationships, flexibility, excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, computer proficiency, organizational skills, problem solving skills, resourcefulness, and self-motivation.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

Preferred: Master's degree in Nursing.


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


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

Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.

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.