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MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) - Pediatrics Unit (Evening / Night) in Houston, Texas

Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) opportunity on our Pediatrics Unit (Evening/Night)

Patient Care Technician Position in our Pediatric Children's Hospital is looking for candidates that are flexible, enthusiastic about family and patient-centered care and passionate about pediatrics care. Our 35 bed unit will allow you to care for all pediatrics patients in the following services lines: Pedi oncology, pediatrics surgical, pediatrics stem cell transplant and cellular therapy and young adult stem cell transplant and cellular therapy.

Ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and three years recent work experience. May substitute additional education for required experience a one to one basis. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Prefer one year of recent experience working in direct patient care as a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician.

Must be able to work 3pm - 11pm / 11pm - 7am / 7pm - 7am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

Salary Range: Minimum $34,500 - Mid-Point $43,100 - Maximum $51,500


Function: 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.

Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Preferred: One year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting.


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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 149677

  • 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: Evening/Night

  • 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