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MD Anderson Cancer Center Nursing Professional Development Specialist | Main Hospital Building in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Our MD Anderson nursing community is committed to transforming nursing care through clinical practice, education and research. Each day, our staff strives to bring excellence to the nursing profession through their significant contributions to our institution and their constant focus on delivering an exemplary health care experience for patients and their families.

Today, as a five-time Magnet-recognized institution, abundant examples of excellence can be found in all respective areas of Nursing including inpatient, ambulatory, diagnostic and treatment, perioperative, advanced practice, research and more.​​​​​​​

Ideal candidate will have a BSN degree and a Master's degree in nursing or healthcare related field with five years of clinical nursing experience in oncology or assigned specialty practice area, preferably in nursing education or instructor experience.

Function- Provides expertise in nursing professional development.

Scope- Impacts the quality of patient care provided by nurses.

Essential Job Functions- Develops, implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing professional development programs. Facilities training and/education. Documents and retains records. Serves as a consultant/member to nurses.

Other duties as assigned.



Required: Master's degree in Nursing -OR- Bachelor's degree in Nursing and Master's degree in a healthcare related field.

Preferred: Master's degree in Nursing with an education concentration.


Required: Five years clinical nursing experience in oncology or assigned specialty practice area.

Preferred: For nursing education, two years of preceptor or instructor experience.


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

Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.

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: 168112

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 98,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 123,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 147,500

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No