MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Nurse - Radiation Oncology 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. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Research Nurse Opportunity in Radiation Oncology Department. The ideal candidate must be a licensed RN with a minimum of one year nursing experience and able to demonstrate excellent verbal & written communication skills.

*Candidates with phlebotomy, experience administering injections, and Oncology nursing experience are preferred.*

KEY FUNCTIONS

Effectively conducts assigned operations of research protocols. Coordinates, evaluates and follows patient participation in clinical trials. Assists in the collection and evaluation of data. Under direction, performs protocol-specific clinical tasks including patient assessment, screening, ordering tests, collecting specimens and monitoring responses. May administer medications. Provides patient and family education. May provide professional and ancillary staff education concerning research protocols as required.

Education:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing

Experience:

Required: One year of registered nursing experience.

Preferred: Oncology and research nursing experience.

License/Certifications:

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

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