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MD Anderson Cancer Center Nurse Manager - Urgent Symptom Clinic 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.


​​The primary purpose of the Nurse Manager role is to manage overall clinical operations, coordinate staff management, patient care, and customer service. ​


​​ Transformational Leadership

· Designing, implementing, and evaluating nursing staffing plans, in collaboration with leadership, considering skill mix, staff, and patient care requirements

· Assists in the implementation and monitoring of the budget and participates in the development of strategies needed to effectively balance competing demands

· Creates and supports an environment where staff practice with autonomy at the highest level of their licensure

· Serves as a change agent, leading others in understanding the importance, necessity, effect and process of change

· Manages human resource activities including recruitment, retention, supervision, evaluation and productivity

· Fosters a cohesive team through effective communication, collaboration, and conflict management and resolution ​

​​ Exemplary Professional Practice

· Develops, implements, and evaluates evidence-based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with current nursing research, the Professional Practice Model, the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, institutional, and national practice standards

· Cultivates an environment that fosters an understanding and integration of ethical principles into clinical practice

· Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining clinical practice knowledge, relevant technological proficiency, and knowledge of the healthcare environment

· Incorporates patient satisfaction feedback into area goals aimed at improving the patient experience​

​​ Empirical Outcomes

· Initiates, monitors, manages, and improves unit performance and processes based on outcome data

· Leads unit based performance and process measurable improvements using Evidence Based Practice and outcomes

· Implements change processes and hardwires practices for sustainability​

Other duties as assigned


Required : Bachelor's degree in Nursing.


Required : 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.

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

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

Preferred: 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.

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: 163672

  • 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: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No