02 Jul
Clinical Nurse, Outpatient - Anesthesia Non-OR
Texas, Houston , 77001 Houston USA

SUMMARYThe primary purpose of the Clinical Nurse position is to positively affect patient outcomes by providing, coordinating, and supporting evidence based direct patient care across the continuum of care. The highest quality of patient care and the appropriate use of resources are achieved in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.Clinical nurse opportunity in Anesthesia Non-OR. The ideal candidate will be a licensed RN with a minimum of two years nursing experience. Prefer candidates with at least five years of RN experience; in outpatient procedural, PACU or Pre-Op. Charge nurse and or team lead experience is a plus. Experience starting IVs, working in an area independently and strong multi-tasking skills is preferred. Must be comfortable communicating with multidisciplinary teams.Shift: hours vary and rotate 6:00-2:30, 7:00-3:30 and 8-5 with the possibility of OTKEY FUNCTIONSNon-OR

Conduct individualized patient assessments in a timely manner

Complete patient intake form to ensure NPO status and readiness for anesthesia

Communicate patient issues and concerns to appropriate providers

Manage competing patient priorities

Manage patient flow in and out of procedural rooms

Place peripheral IVs

Manage and flush CVC lines

Access and de-access PAC

Provide support as needed within scope of nursing practice to anesthesia staff

Assist with patient positioning as needed

Coordinate patient transport to and from procedure area as needed

Telephone Pre-Ops

Conduct individualized patient assessments via telephone and chart review in a timely manner

Document patient assessment findings, interventions, ands patient responses; follow up on patient labs and diagnostic test as needed

Communicate patient issues and concerns to appropriate providers

Manage competing patient priorities

Provide individualized patient/ family teaching

Generate and post list of telephone assessments that need to be completed daily

Other Duties as AssignedEDUCATIONRequired: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.Preferred: Bachelor's of Nursing degreeEXPERIENCERequired: NonePreferred: Two years of nursing experience; preferably at least five years of RN experience; in outpatient procedural, PACU or Pre-OpLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification if working in the following department: ASC Post Anesthesia (600761). Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) if working in the following departments: ASC Post Anesthesia (600761) or Pedi - Child & Adolescent Center (113200).Preferred: NoneAll clinical nurses with less than one year of registered nurse (RN) work experience will be required to participate in the Clinical Nurse Residency Program.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.htmlAdditional Information

Requisition ID: 159930

Employment Status: Full-Time

Employee Status: Regular

Work Week: Days, Rotating, Varied

Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 97,000

Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 128,000

FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime, paid at a time and a half rate

Fund Type: Hard

Work Location: Onsite

Pivotal Position: Yes

Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

Science Jobs: No


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