Mar 25, 2020

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Dermatology

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Your Role:

  • Supports the licensed healthcare team members in the provision of patient care to include direct patient care, providing healthcare information to patients/families, and following established plan of care

  • Works in close collaboration with the RN or a licensed healthcare team member to evaluate the patient's plan of care and progress toward goal attainment

  • All patient care activities are undertaken with the delegation/supervision of a licensed professional in accordance with VUMC standards and licensure regulations

Preferred Education, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Active LPN license

  • Graduate of an approved discipline specific program and 1 year of experience or the equivalent.

  • Nursing experience in an outpatient setting highly desired

  • Nursing experience in Dermatology, Plastics, OR, or other procedure based discipline

Shift Hours:

Monday – Friday; Days

Department | Unit Summary:

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nails. The field of dermatology has subspecialties including pediatric dermatology, dermatologic surgery, laser and cosmetic dermatology, and dermatopathology, to name a few.

Dermatology Services

Our experts in general dermatology treat common conditions including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and warts. We also offer care related to cancer -- melanoma and lymphomas -- and cosmetic dermatology.

As a leading academic medical institution, we have the expertise you can trust for specialty dermatology services such as:

· Dermatopathology

· Mohs micrographic surgery

· Pediatric dermatology

· Cosmetic dermatology

· Phototherapy

Dermatology: Conditions We Treat

We offer expert care for many common dermatology conditions:

· Acne

· Acne scars

· Age spots

· Birthmarks

· Contact rashes

· Eczema

· Facial redness

· Growths

· Hair problems

· Infections

· Moles

· Nail problems

· Precancerous changes

· Psoriasis

· Skin cancer

· Warts

· Wrinkles


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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.

Our Nursing Philosophy:

We believe 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.

Achieve the Remarkable:

Learn 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

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