Oncology Nurse - Travel - (Onc RN)

Job ID: 72198
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: Oncology
Date Posted: 7/23/2018
Address: 1515 Holcombe Blvd MD Anderson Cancer Ctr, Lymphoma/Myeloma Dept #429
Location: Houston, TX 77030
Shift: 12 D
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $35.00 - $38.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

Seeking nurse to start as soon as possible. Previous travel nurse cancelled due to behavioral issues. Experienced nurse with 3 or more years of inpatient nursing experience. Oncology/Hematology experience required.Competent in blood/blood product administration. EPIC experience a plus. BLS required. Previous experience in fast paced, large teaching hospitals. Patient ratio 3:1 or 4:1.

Required Qualifications

Experienced nurse with 3 or more years of inpatient nursing experience. Oncology/Hematology experience required.Competent in blood/blood product administration. EPIC experience a plus. BLS required. Previous experience in fast paced, large teaching hospitals. Patient ratio 3:1 or 4:1.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong med/surg/IMU/ICU/Stepdown experience preferred. Telemetry experience preferred. Chemotherapy administration experience preferred.

About the Facility

Established along with two other centers by the National Cancer Act of 1971, this facility is one of the country's most revered and longstanding dedicated cancer centers. The Joint Commission accredited institution's name is synonymous with high quality, compassionate, cutting edge cancer care. The hospital is a Magnet designated facility and for nine of the past 11 years, including 2012, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in the “Best Hospitals” survey published by U.S. News & World Report. It is consistently a frontrunner in cancer research and treatment and regarded as one of the finest cancer treatment facilities in the USA.

Facility Location

From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair. This truly Texas-size city is the ideal destination for traveling health care professionals looking to broaden their skills at highly respected facilities, while enjoying the city’s cosmopolitan flair, renowned arts scene and wide open spaces.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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