MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician - GI/GU/Endocrine Unit (evening/night shift) in Houston, Texas

The Patient Care Technician on the GU,GI, Endocrinology 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.

The GU,GI, Endocrinology Unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center provides care to medical oncology inpatients with a diagnosis of solid tumor malignancies; primary services include genitourinary, breast, thoracic/head and neck, gastrointestinal, and internal medicine. It is a 32 bed unit which works mainly adult population (40 – 60 years of age).

Salary range: min-$28,800 mid-$36,000 max-$43,200

This position will require working evening/night split shifts. The shifts will be 7pm-7am, 11pm-7am, and 3-11pm, including 26 of 52 weekends per year.

ESSENTIAL 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 a one to one basis.

Preferred: Direct patient care experience.

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