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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Nurse, Overnight - Clinical Decisions Unit in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

In the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU), observation care is a well-defined set of specific, clinically appropriate services, which include ongoing short term treatment, assessment, and reassessment, that are furnished while a decision is being made regarding whether patients will require further treatment as hospital inpatients or if they are able to be discharged from the hospital.

You Are:

  • An experienced clinical nurse with experience in Critical Care or Med/Surg.

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintain high standards of nursing care within the organization.

  • Actively seeking new ways to grow.

  • Approachable – someone who is comfortable with diverse groups of people. Someone who goes above and beyond for their patients.

  • Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

You Will:

  • Implement the nursing process for medical and surgical patients requiring intensive monitoring and nursing interventions in our CDU.

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to facilitate continuity of care.

  • Provide exceptional patient centered care to our patients and unregistered patients.

  • Deliver care to employees who are injured on the premises.

You Need:

  • Current NYS RN license/registration

  • Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN)

  • A minimum of 1.5 years of clinical medical/surgical experience preferred.

  • Critical care and/or medical oncology experience highly preferred

  • May consider New Grad RNs with a preceptorship or externship in a critical care area.


  • 7:30pm-8:00am with weekend rotation required.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-32569

CategoryAllied Health - All

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