JOB CODE INFORMATION:
- Title: Lic Practical Nurse 1
- Job Code: 6722
- Job Stream Description: Support/Technical
- Title: Lic Practical Nurse 1
- Job Code: 6722 Job Stream Description: Support/Technical
- 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
- 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
- Enhancing cancer care in the
region through affiliate relationships with Baptist Memorial Health Care,
Maury Regional Medical Center, NorthCrest Medical Center, and Williamson
- 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
- 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
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.
- Completes port flushes
- 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
- Support plans to promote health and a safe and healthy
- The responsibilities listed are a general overview of
the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Graduate of an approved
discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Licensed Practical Nurse Required
AM -5 PM Monday thru Friday
here to learn about our vision of Defining Personalized Care
Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
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.
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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