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MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant)- P7 Telemetry & Thoracic/Cardiovascular Unit (Day/Eve Shift) in Houston, Texas

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.

The Telemetry/Thoracic/Cardiovascular Unit provides care to patients admitted to the unit with esophagectomies, pneumonectomies, pulmonary resections and various cardiovascular interventions, including carotid endarterectomies and vascular by-pass. Because the unit has 32 surgical telemetry beds, patients having surgical procedures who may have developed an arrhythmias will also be admitted to P7. Patients tend to be of high acuity demanding focused care.

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and preferably at least one year of recent experience working in direct patient care.

Summary- Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse.

Scope- Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

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.

Other duties as assigned.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Preferred: Experience in an acute care setting as a Nursing Assistant.


Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).


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. (

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 148383

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Rotating, Varied, Weekends

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,100

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500

  • Science Jobs: No