MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Nurse - Gynecology-Surgical / Radiation Unit in Houston, Texas
Per Diem Nurse - Gynecology-Surgical / Radiation Unit
Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/4918/other-jobs-matching/location-only
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Nursing G10 East 501100
Requisition #: 108345
Per Diem Nurse position on our Gynecology-Surgical / Radiation Unit. 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.
This unit cares for patients of all ages. We have gynecology, thoracic, head and neck, ophthalmology and pediatric patients receiving their radiation treatment on this unit. Gynecological surgical and medical oncology patients receive care on this unit. We are also the designated overflow for the Stem Cell Transplant service. The unit is comprised of 2 thirteen bed pods. One pod has lead lined rooms for the care of patients receiving radiation therapy. The other pod cares for patients receiving care for gynecological cancers. Patients with hematological cancers also receive care on this floor.
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.
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing.
Required: One year of 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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