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MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) - P9 Surgical Urology/Ortho - Only Evening Shifts in Houston, Texas

The Patient Care Technician position on the Surgical Urology/Orthopedic unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse, and directly impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

Ideal candidate must have a high school diploma and either one year of recent experience in an acute care setting as a Nursing Assistant or a CNA certification.

The schedule will be 3pm-11pm, with at least two weekends a month and holidays required.

The Surgical Urology/Orthopedic unit is a 32 bed unit for an adult patient population. This fast-paced environment has rapid turnover for surgical procedures. The team uses an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to patient care. Integrated in our nursing practice are tools used to maximize the skills of team members to achieve optimal outcome and improved healthcare quality.

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.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: No experience required.

Preferred: Experience in an acute care setting as a Nursing Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).


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: 154556

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evenings, Varied, Weekends

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

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

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

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No