Nursing Assistant - Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC) (2:30pm-11pm)

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Nursing Assistant position is to provide patient care and customer services as delegated. The Nursing Assistant affects patient comfort and outcomes of care.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of work experience. Prefer candidates that are certified Nursing Assistants and have experience working in a hospital environment. Customer service experience in a healthcare environment is a plus.

Shift: 2:30pm - 11pm Monday - Friday with rotating weekends and holidays

KEY FUNCTIONS

Assists Nursing Staff

a. Responsibilities include completion of routine patient care assignments as delegated
b. Accurately record vital signs and other data, report abnormalities to nursing staff.

Assists Patients

Aids in completion of activities of daily living, mobilization, greeting, rooming, and vital signs

Work Environment

a. Maintains environment in a clean, safe, and orderly manner
b. Stock and maintain unit and patient care supplies and equipment.

Effective Communication

a. Escalates significant events and concerns regarding patients and their care to appropriate nursing staff
b. Responsible for the security and confidentiality of patient information at all times

Education
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience
Required: None

Preferred: Two years of Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital environment.

Licensure/Certification
Required: None.
Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant

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: 145067
  • 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: Day/Evening, Days, Evening/Night, Evenings, Nights, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Remote Work: Onsite
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,200
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 37,200
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 43,200
  • Science Jobs: No