MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Clinical Nurse- G22E Hospital Medicine Unit 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." As a Magnet Recognized Hospital, we have a community of nearly 3,000 professional nurses who provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.
Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson's worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction. Our values are caring, integrity, discovery, safety and stewardship.
Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license and at least twelve months of recent RN experience in an acute care setting.
Function - Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.
Scope - Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
Essential Job Functions - Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies. Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems. Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.
Required: One year of relevant clinical nursing experience.
All clinical nurses with less than one year of registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program. Foreign trained nurses who have not practiced nursing as an RN in the United States for at least one year will also be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.
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.htm (http://REQUIREMENTS Education Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing. Preferred: Bachelor)
Requisition ID: 144494
Employment Status: Per Diem
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, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
Fund Type: Hard
Remote Work: Onsite
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 45,448
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