MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Emegency Center (7a-7p) in Houston, Texas
Clinical Nurse - Emegency Center (7a-7p)
Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/4937/other-jobs-matching/location-only
Nursing at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/landingpages/nursing-opportunities-at-md-anderson-cancer-center-7
Emergency Center 600458
Requisition #: 109182
Clinical Nurse position in our Emergency Center The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an RN license and at least 18 months experience in an acute care setting OR an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, an RN license and 2 to 5 years of recent experience in an acute care setting. Current enrollment in an RN to BSN program or a desire to enroll in a cohort program to complete an RN to BSN program strongly desired. Prior ER or Critical Care experience strongly preferred.
The shift is 7am - 7pm and 26 out of 52 weekends shifts per year.
This unit is a specialized Emergency Center that caters to our Cancer patients, but also sees any patient that comes through our doors, Cancer diagnosis or not. We treat pediatrics through adults.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Reports "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
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.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Two years relevant clinical nursing experience.
Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN).
Preferred: Certification in oncology or specialty practice area.
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