MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician - GI Surgical/Sarcoma Unit - Day/Evening shift in Houston, Texas

The Patient Care Technician position in the GI Surgical/Sarcoma Unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse and impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

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.

Ideal candidate will have three years of work experience; direct patient care experience strongly preferred. Must be able to work combination shifts of 7am-7pm, 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm shift and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

Salary Range

Minimum - $28,800 Midpoint - $36,000 Maximum - $43,200

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Acts as member of a multidisciplinary team that identifies and addresses patient care needs. Assists in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge and obtaining vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information. Ensures patient environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly manner. Acts as part of an assigned care team.

EDUCATION

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Three years of work experience. May substitute additional education for required experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Nursing assistant or other related experience in a clinical setting

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Required: None.

Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant

OTHER:

Required: 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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html