MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Nurse - Leukemia (G16) - Day/Evening shift in Houston, Texas

Per Diem Nurse - Leukemia (G16) - Day/Evening shift

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/12406/other-jobs-matching/location-only

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Division of Nursing 900088

Requisition #: 116578

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.

Oncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in MD Anderson’s worldwide reputation for cancer care. Nearly 3,000 professional nurses work in our clinics and hospital as direct care providers, research nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, case managers and in numerous other roles. As a Magnet Recognized hospital, we provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.

The G16 unit serves an adult Leukemia population, age range 17-92. Primary Responsibilities include: Chemotherapy administration, Research Protocols, Blood product Administration, and Quality Improvement Projects.

The ideal candidate will have Oncology experience; Chemotherapy Certification preferred.

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.

KEY 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.

EDUCATION

Required:

Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

One year of relevant clinical nursing experience.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

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