Clinical Nurse - Acute Cancer Care Center | 3P - 3A

Clinical Nurse - Acute Cancer Care Center | 3P - 3A

MD Anderson Cancer Center | Houston, TX, 77007, US

Posted 23 days ago

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Description

Our **Acute Cancer Care Center** provides emergency services to our critically ill patients, utilizing 42 beds, including 2 Resuscitation Rooms. We are a specialized unit that is dedicated to our Cancer patients, pediatrics through adults.

**What This Role Can Offer You**

+ $8,320 unit differential

+ **Free** employee medical benefits

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Certification Pay and Longevity Pay

**The ideal candidate will have a graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing, an RN license, Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support. (ACLS)** **certification.Prefer at 12 months RN experience in an emergency room setting.**

The shift is 3pm - 3am, 26 out of 52 weekends shifts per year and rotating holidays.

Salary Range:

+ $66,000 - $90,000 - $114,000 (based on 40 hours work-week)

+ $59,400 - $81,000 - $102,600 (based on 36 hours work-week)

**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.

Emergency Center, Emergency Department, Emergency Room, EC, ED, ER

**EDUCATION**

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

**EXPERIENCE**

All clinical nurses with less than one year registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.

Preferred: 12 months of recent RN experience in an acute care setting.

**LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION**

Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification if working in the following department: Nrsg Post Anesthesia Care Unit (600160).

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: 149693

+ Employment Status: Full-Time

+ Employee Status: Regular

+ FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate

+ Work Week: Evenings, Nights, Rotating, Weekends

+ Fund Type: Hard

+ Work Location: Onsite

+ Pivotal Position: Yes

+ Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

+ Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 90,000

+ Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 114,000

+ Science Jobs: No