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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Per Diem Nurse - Lymphoma/Myeloma - Evening/Nights

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Houston, Texas, United States

[Register to View] , the gold standard in nursing. MD Anderson joins an elite group of only about 20 hospitals nationwide who have been recognized five times during the programs 26-year history. Nurses at MD Anderson work to accelerate the contributions of nursing science to evidence-based practice in collaboration with nurse clinicians and leaders. Our nurses are supported through nurse-driven research, educational initiatives, mentoring and professional development.

The G15 is the inpatient Lymphoma/Myeloma unit which cares for patients through all stages of the disease: from early diagnosis to end of life. The unit cares for these patients through chemotherapy protocols (both investigational and non-investigational), supportive care with regards to the side effects of chemotherapy and disease process and symptom management due to the same issues.

The ideal candidate will be a RN with at least 18 months of Medical/Surgical experience. Prior Oncology experience; Chemotherapy Certification preferred.

KEY NURSING 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor's of Science in 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: At least 18 months of Medical/Surgical experience. Prior Oncology experience; Chemotherapy Certification.

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.

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Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 144474
  • Employment Status: Per Diem
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Evening/Night, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Onsite
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,448
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 45,448
  • Science Jobs: No