MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Nurse-Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical 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." As a Magnet Recognized Hospital, we have a community of nearly 3,000 professional nurses who provide our patients with excellent oncology nursing care.

While encompassing the overall mission of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the particular goals of the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology are to provide the highest quality of care to our patients and to advance the treatment and prevention of aerodigestive cancers through innovative clinical and laboratory research.

Our investigations involve many of the most promising molecularly-targeted agents and combinations of agents currently known. We emphasize rigorous study conduct and impeccable study design, and many of our studies have been developed through cooperative group mechanisms.

The ideal candidate will be a licensed RN with a minimum of 12 months of experience preferably in research and/or oncology.

Salary Range: Min- $56,000 Mid- $78,500 Max- $110,000

Job Summary-

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.

Preferred Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.

Experience

Required: One year of registered nursing experience

Preferred Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.

Licensure/Certification

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

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