Mar 25, 2020

RN, Medicine & Cardiac Stepdown, full-time, nights - $10,000 sign-on for BSNs!

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Care Partner – Medicine & Cardiac Stepdown

Full-time, nights

Your Role:

Assist with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.

Position Qualifications:


· High School Diploma or GED

· Graduate of a NATS program or

· Completion of a semester of clinical training in an accredited Nursing program or

· Previous CNA experience

Position Shift:

  • This is a 12-hour shift, 36 hour/week, night shift position. The schedule is made for six weeks and we offer self-scheduling.

Department/Unit Summary:

As an Inpatient Medicine unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center, we are dedicated to our patients by providing quality care with attention to clinical expertise, evidence-based practice, patient safety and positive outcomes. We utilize an interdisciplinary team approach along the continuum of care in an effort to provide balance for the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs for every patient and their family. Our interdisciplinary team consists of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, nursing leadership, and educators. We make a difference!

As Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues to grow, we are launching a new unit for our Adult Hospital. The new unit will be located on the 8th floor of Medical Center East. We care for adults and geriatric patients. Services include, but are not limited to care of adult patients with a variety of medical diagnoses of the pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system, renal system, endocrine system, infectious diseases, circulatory system, neurological system, dermatological disorders, and rheumatologic disorders.

  • 37-bed unit comprised of 7 Observation and 30 Medicine and/or Cardiac Medicine Step-down beds to become the largest unit in the adult hospital.
  • Patient to Nurse Ratio is 4:1.
  • Bariatric capable lifts in every room.

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where 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 research.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

o US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

o Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US

o Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

o The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

o National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

o American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014

o Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee

o Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

o American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US