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Job title: Supervisor, Research Nurse
Job location: Houston, TX 77030 United States
Requisition code: 7418
Date posted: 12/12/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, PTO, short/long term disability, life insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement and more.

Job Classification

Job Category:Nursing Supervisor
Registered Nurse
Research Nurse Coordinator

Job Description

Job description:
MD Anderson Cancer Center has openings for Research Nurse Supervisors in the Texas Medical Center located in Houston, TX. Qualified candidates will have a current State of Texas professional nursing license (RN) and two years registered nurse experience and four years research nurse experience.

U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey ranked MD Anderson as the top hospital in the nation for cancer care in 2012. It has achieved this highest ranking nine times in the past 11 years and has ranked as one of the top two hospitals for cancer care since the magazine began its annual survey in 1990. MD Anderson also is ranked No. 4 in Texas, is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Gulf Coast (Texas), and is ranked No. 3 in the Houston metro area.

The Research Nurse Supervisor supervises plans and administers protocol operations for a designated area. This position Impacts all research protocols and protocol patients. This individual manages the effective operation of multiple department protocols as designated by the Department Chair in collaboration with the principal investigator or study sponsor. Provides overall coordination and facilitation of research activities and protocol patient care. Collaborates with the physician and/or protocol sponsor regarding protocol design, budgeting, planning, implementation and evaluation. Supervises research activity and is responsible for hiring, development, coaching, evaluating and disciplining department personnel. Assigns work to manage protocol activity and ensure compliance to all standards, policies and quality measures. Coordinates plans and develops training programs for professional and ancillary staff on research protocols, policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing and will hold a current State of Texas professional nursing license (RN). Two years registered nurse experience and four years research nurse experience are required.
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