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MD Anderson Cancer Center Patient Care Technician | P11 Head & Neck / Breast Surgery Inpatient Unit (Eve/Night Shift) in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The Patient Care Technician position on P11- Head & Neck/Breast Surgery 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 eve/night shift with rotating weekends and holidays required.

The Head & Neck/Plastics Reconstruction unit provides specialized nursing care to patients with a unique complexity of needs. Challenge yourself to enhance your critical-thinking and knowledge of airway management, microvascular flap monitoring, and wound care.

Hourly breakdown of salary range:

Minimum $17.54 - Midpoint $21.88 - Maximum $26.20

MD Anderson offers our employees:

  • Paid employee medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day for employees who work 30 or more hours per week

  • Group Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage

  • Paid time off (PTO) and Extended Illness Bank (EIB) paid leave accruals

  • Paid institutional holidays, wellness leave, childcare leave and other paid leave programs

  • Tuition Assistance Program after six months of service

  • Teachers Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan and two voluntary retirement plans

  • Employer paid life, AD&D and an illness-related reduced salary pay program

  • Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement flexible spending accounts

  • Fertility benefits

  • State of Texas longevity pay

  • Extensive wellness, recognition, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups

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.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

Preferred: One year of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting.

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

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 168235

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evening/Night, Evenings, Varied, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 54,500

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No

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