Join Our Oncology Team

If you are a compassionate, detail-oriented nurse who is interested in oncology, we are interested in you! The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is greatly expanding its capacity and we are looking for caring, hardworking, adaptable new team members. One of only 47 NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the UNM Cancer Center has several job opportunities for nurses in our infusion suite, multidisciplinary oncology clinics, and clinical trials research office. These positions offer personal and professional growth opportunities. Our practice delivers the most up-to-date treatments in cancer care. We offer our patients clinical trials, including early phase clinical trials, and we just launched our bone marrow stem cell transplant program.

Oncology Positions

Oncology Nurse - Surgical - Apply Online & see all details

UNM Cancer Center is currently recruiting for an Oncology RN to provide direct, specialty surgical patient care and related technical and operational support to surgical patients, nursing staff, and surgical providers.  This position will coordinate and assist the surgical physicians with special tests, procedures, and complex treatments (MOHS, ECT, IR) for surgical patients ensuring adherence to hospital or department and University policies, and nursing procedures, standards, and practices.

  • Opening new surgical suites within our cancer center
  • $7,500 Sign-On Bonus
  • Monday-Friday, no weekends, no standard holidays
  • Four weeks paid annual leave
  • Plus sick leave and holidays

Apply online for other openings through UNM Jobs. Sign-on bonuses are available.

For any questions on a staff position, e-mail HR and include 'Staff posting #(insert number)' in the subject line.


The UNM Cancer Center offers:

  • professional development and growth by offering educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops
  • medical benefits
  • 8 or 10-hour shifts
  • weekends and most holidays off
  • tuition remission
  • opportunities for skill development in multidisciplinary, nurse navigator and other settings.

The UNM Cancer Center clinic services an outpatient population only and is not open on weekends and most holidays. Designed with the whole patient in mind, the clinic building offers natural light, warm materials and colors, local artists’ work and breathtaking views of the surrounding New Mexico landscape.

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