Clinical Nurse, Outpatient- Clinical Center For Targeted Therapy (Cctt) (Mon-Fri, 8A-4:30P)

MD Anderson Houston , TX 77020

Posted 5 months ago

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.

The primary purpose of the Outpatient Clinical Nurse position manages patient outcomes by providing direct patient care, coordinating and supporting clinical and research aspects of care across the continuum. This position impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

The ideal candidate must have an ADN and/or BSN degree preferably with at least one year of clinical nursing experience.

Key Functions
1.Coordinates patients' care with the interdisciplinary team and serves as a primary contact for patients. Assists in directing patients throughout their plan of care as directed by the physician.
2.Has general working knowledge of departmental research protocols. Ability to briefly review eligibility checklists, and coordinates with research nurse in enrolling patients and monitoring patients while on research protocols.
3.Responds to voice mail and electronic communication with the patients, responding within 24 hours on non-emergent calls.
4.Acts on behalf of patients and family to ensure care that is safe and appropriate with consideration for values, diversity and human rights.
5.Participates in nursing and medical research and facilitates transfer of new knowledge to patient care.
6.Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

Experience

Required: None.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

Licensure/Certification

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

Preferred: Certification in Oncology or specialty practice 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: 127801

  • 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: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,000

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