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MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Nurse-G18 Stem Cell (Night 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.

Clinical Nurse Opportunity on our G18 - Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Unit

The Inpatient Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular Therapy unit is a 48 bed unit and is one of our designated immunotherapy floors, administering research protocols involving immunotherapy and CARTOX therapy to patients, including Phase 1 clinical trials. As such, our staff receive additional training to develop the skills needed to provide exceptional care to patients receiving this progressive therapy.

SUMMARY

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 resource in a designated area in collaboration with multidisciplinary team.

Essential Job Functions Provides for the management and provision of patient care. Collaborates with physicians, patient and patient's family to provide care and evaluate outcomes. Communicates with assigned multidisciplinary team and assure continuity of care. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and 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. Provides continuum of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.

Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

EXPERIENCE: One year of relevant clinical nursing experience. 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.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 144538

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

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

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 45,448

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Science Jobs: No

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