Patient Care Technician (Nursing Assistant) - G18- Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Unit

Patient Care Technician Opportunity on our G18 - Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Unit

Ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of recent experience working as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. Prefer one year of recent experience working in direct patient care.

The Inpatient Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular Therapy unit is a 48 bed unit and is one of our designated immunotherapy floors, administering research protocols involving immunotherapy and CARTOX therapy to patients, including Phase 1 clinical trials. As such, our staff receive additional training to develop the skills needed to provide exceptional care to patients receiving this progressive therapy .

SHIFT: 7 pm - 7 am / 3 pm - 11 pm / 11 pm - 7 am and 26 out of 52 weekends per year

SUMMARY

Function: Provides patient care services as assigned by a registered nurse.

Scope Impacts patient comfort and outcome of care.

Essential Job Functions: Acts as member of a multidisciplinary team that identifies and addresses patient care needs. Assists in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, admit/discharge and obtaining vital signs. Updates and retrieves patient information. Ensures patient environment is maintained in a clean, safe and orderly manner. Acts as part of an assigned care team.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. 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.html

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 141381
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • 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, Weekends
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 28,800
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 43,200
  • Science Jobs: No