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MD Anderson Cancer Center

"$8,320 Unit Based Differential" Experienced Clinical Nurse- Pedi Intensive Care Unit (7pm - 7am) (147679)

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Houston, Texas, United States

"$8,320 Unit Based Differential" Experienced Clinical Nurse Opportunity on Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (7 pm and 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year)

The Pediatric Intensive Care Services at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital is looking for nurses that are enthusiastic about family and patient-centered care and passionate about pediatric oncology care. MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital has been ranked number 29 in U.S. News & World Report for pediatric cancer hospitals.

Our Pedi Intensive Care Unit is a 9 bed pod providing an inter-professional team approach to care for all pediatric patients including: Medical/Surgical Pediatrics Intensive Care Services consisting of Immune Effector Cell Therapy, oncologic emergencies, acute oncology surgical procedures, and supportive care.

***Ideal candidate must graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing, TX RN license. Strongly prefer candidates with 2 or more years of recent RN experience ICU and/or Pedi ICU. ***

Shift: 7 pm - 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year.

Salary Range: Minimum $66,000 - Mid-Point $90,000- Maximum $114,000

SUMMARY:

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 resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.

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.

SUPERVISION:

Received: Manager, Director or designee.

Given: Assigned staff.

Education:

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelors of Science in Nursing.

Experience:

Preferred: Two years' experience in Pedi ICU or ICU.

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

Licensure/Certification:

Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.

WORK CONDITIONS:
Patient care environment.

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. [Register to View]

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 147679
  • 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: Evening/Night
  • 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