Mar 25, 2020

Lic Practical Nurse 2 - Stem Cell Transplant Clinic

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description



  1. Title: Lic Practical Nurse 2
  2. Job Code: 6715
  3. Job Stream Description: Support/Technical
  4. Title: Lic Practical Nurse 2
  5. Job Code: 6715
  6. Job Stream Description: Support/Technical


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

  • One of 47 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and the only one in Tennessee that conducts research and cares for adults and children with cancer.
  • Member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a non-profit alliance of 27 of the world's leading cancer centers who have come together to improve care for cancer patients everywhere.
  • Ranked #1 Cancer Center in Tennessee and 33rd in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Nearly 300 researchers and physician-scientists in eight research programs.
  • A comprehensive team of more than 100 physicians with the depth and breadth of experience to design a treatment plan customized to every patient.
  • In addition to the Henry Joyce Clinic at The Vanderbilt Clinic, convenient community locations are located at One Hundred Oaks, Cool Springs, Franklin, Spring Hills, Springfield and Clarksville – with additional locations coming soon.
  • A wide spectrum of services support patients individual needs from diagnosis through survivorship, including education, prevention, screening, diagnosis, wellness services, hereditary cancer consultation, treatment, palliative care and survivorship.
  • Enhancing cancer care in the region through affiliate relationships with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Maury Regional Medical Center, NorthCrest Medical Center, and Williamson Medical Center.
  • Currently we are 7th in competitively awarded NCI grant funding with over $65 million; a total research base of over $155 million in research funding from public and private sources.
  • Privileged to serve more than 6,252 new cancer patients and deliver care for more than 151,000 outpatient visits each year.
  • At the forefront of promising new therapies, with access to over 150 clinical trials at any given time.
  • Nationwide leaders in cancer survivorship, with one of the only centers in the country with a comprehensive program for cancer survivors regardless of age, type of cancer or where they received their oncology treatment.
  • Developed www.mycancergenome.org, an award-winning online resource for genetically informed cancer information, which has received visitors from over 200 countries/territories.


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.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes port flushes and labs
  • Gives immunizations
  • Collaborates with patients/families and health care providers in the delivery of health care services.
  • Partners with the healthcare team by following established plan of care to ensure patient progress for effective outcomes.
  • Support plans to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Required

POSITION SHIFT:

Hours: 8:30 AM -5 PM Monday thru Friday

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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.

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JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  1. Title: Lic Practical Nurse 2
  2. Job Code: 6715
  3. Job Stream Description: Support/Technical
  4. Title: Lic Practical Nurse 2
  5. Job Code: 6715
  6. Job Stream Description: Support/Technical