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your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities
challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning
and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they
are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in
their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance
health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and
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Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP)
are the first multi-specialty program in the country dedicated to treating
airway diseases. If
you have asthma, allergy or sinus problems, we offer total care including
testing, treatment, resolution and management — all under one roof.
you need relief from allergy, sinus or asthma issues, we can help you feel
better fast. Vanderbilt is the first multi-specialty program in the
country dedicated to the evaluation, treatment, and management of airway diseases.
Patients have access to a total care system that encompasses evaluation,
treatment, resolution, and management.
can prevent you from enjoying food, nature and pets. They can also make it hard
to use many household products. We offer complete care to help you manage
issues can cause trouble breathing, headaches or swelling in your face. We
can help you find sinus relief.
asthma can prevent you from being active and enjoying life. We can test,
diagnose and treat your asthma, often in just one visit.
ASAP Location and Hours :
candidate selected will work Full-Time hours during our normal clinic
hours. Travel to other clinics may be
required as well.
will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients,
including patient and family education and continuum of care planning.
Effectively communicate pertinent patient/family information to the health care
team. Collaborate in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to
ensure effective outcomes. Further your professional growth by engaging
in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
RN position is key to a variety of clinical activities in VASAP. This position supports the IT / shot room at West End; however, workflow affects all 5 clinic locations & supports allergy shot mixing and administration. In addition, critical functions include rooming patients, giving injections, medication refills, obtaining prior authorizations, skin testing, pulmonary function studies, and assisting with procedures, intervention in patient reactions.
candidate would primarily work in Nashville, but would support our additional
locations at Franklin, Brentwood, Lebanon, and Gallatin.
Skills, and Education:
Graduate of an approved
Nursing Program (BSN preferred) Active Tennessee RN
license 6 months of RN
experience Allergy / Sinus / Asthma / ENT nursing
experience desired Infusion nursing
experience highly desired
in establishing the plan of care, coordinates and implements care delivery
while anticipating patient care needs across the continuum.
comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management
to determine nursing diagnosis.
utilizes the nursing process to evaluate patient's progress towards goals
and applies appropriate interventions to ensure effective outcomes.
strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.
responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and
additional duties may be assigned.
TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES: NURSING PATIENT ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION (NOVICE):- Possesses
sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate the ability to
assess and evaluate patients in practical applications of moderate difficulty.
Conducts primary care patient interviews and physical examinations.
Demonstrates sufficient acumen to recognize problems, ask questions and to
contact the patient's primary care provider and other members of the healthcare
team. Has experience in gathering pertinent clinical data that aid in referral,
treatment, or other primary care pathways. CARE PLANNING (NOVICE):- Demonstrates ability to anticipate resource
needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet
deadlines, and organize work within areas of direct responsibility. Competently
handles multiple assignments often simultaneously by prioritizing work into
manageable and measurable units. Ability to adapt to changes to patient care
and area needs with minimal disruption and loss of productivity. Follows up to
assure problems and issues are resolved. NURSING PATIENT EDUCATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental
proficiency in providing patient education in practical applications of
moderate difficulty. EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental
proficiency to successfully search for evidence to answer clinical questions.
Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.
Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output
would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with
Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using
technical experience and judgment.
of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a
Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in
developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key
colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to
expand and strengthen relationships.
Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's
own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.
Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future
needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address
Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles;
Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and
coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY
Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue
about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by
looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and
identifies ways to resolve them.
Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of
providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent
safety hazards from occurring.
Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing
on and driving critical issues to closure.
Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the
departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the
information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.
Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from
multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
This clinic is open Monday – Friday ; DAYS and is 20-hours per week.
Our Nursing Philosophy:
highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt
University Medical Center’s mission of quality in patient care, education and research.
We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people,
families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.
we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research,
we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
· U S News & World Report: #1
Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill
Wilkerson Center ), 12 adult and 10
pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education
· Truven Health
Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular
hospitals in the U.S.
· Becker's Hospital
Review: one of the "100 Greatest
Hospitals in America"
· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
· National Institutes of
Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for
medical research in the US
· Magnet Recognition
Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only
group honored in Tennessee
· Nashville Business
Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest
· American Hospital
Association: among the 100 "Most Wired"
medical systems in the US
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more about VUMC Nursing:
· Nursing Careers : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html
· Benefits : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
· Our Nursing Philosophy : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html
· Our Nursing Leadership : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html
· Shared Governance : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html
· Education & Professional Development : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html
· Life In Nashville : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html
· VUMC Nursing : http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing