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Nursing at MD Anderson

Representatives of Nursing at MD AndersonOncology nursing excellence is a central pillar in The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s worldwide reputation for cancer care. MD Anderson nurses are bright, motivated and caring. They are technically and intellectually prepared to provide the best cancer care available. Nearly 3,000 professional nurses work in our clinics and hospital as direct care providers, research nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, case managers and in numerous other roles.

World-Class Caring…ANCC Magnet Recognition (green, gold logo)

We have received international Magnet Nursing Services Recognition for our nursing care excellence because:

  • Patient care is the focus of our goals and actions
  • The oncology nursing practice environment is respectful and supportive
  • Quality nursing practice is rewarded
  • Growth opportunities are abundant
  • Oncology nursing leadership is positive, approachable and supportive
  • Nursing Practice Congress enables the professional nurse to define, implement, revise and maintain nursing practice standards with decision making at the point of care delivery

In a Rewarding Environment

Providing our patients with excellent oncology nursing care is both pleasure and privilege at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our nurses have access to multiple opportunities for reward and professional growth, while still being able to balance their work and personal lives. We value our nurses, treat them professionally and provide an environment where they can achieve the utmost job satisfaction.

Our nurses work at all points of patient care in the inpatient and outpatient environment, and their contributions to cancer care and innovation make a real difference in patients’ lives. Our values are caring, integrity and discovery. At MD Anderson, we are “Building a Community of Exceptional Nurses Engaged in Extraordinary Practice.”


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