RN, Charge Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus, and Allergy Clinic (VASAP Clinic)
The Charge Nurse will:
· Assist in assuring a patient/family focused environment.
· Works under the direction of the Manager/ Supervisor to develop, implement and evaluate systems that promote cost effective, quality patient care.
· The Registered Nurse, Charge is a frontline member of the leadership team.
· Effectively communicates pertinent patient family information to healthcare team.
This position is frontline supervisor for all locations for VASAP, total of five locations. This position is key to the leadership team at VASAP. Duties include but not limited to the following:
Direct supervision of staff
Maintaining compliance related to employee POS training
Monitoring EOC activities
Working with pharm to order specialty medications, manages orientation & mentorship programs
Orders supplies, direct contact for medication allergy provider
Performs evaluations of all LPN & MA staff
Works with manager to ensure clinic operations -- works with providers, manages influenza program, monitors emergency equipment, and other activities for operations.
This position supports infusion, intake, specialty testing, IT room / mixing, RT / CT, medication allergy clinic, ENT clinic, and skin testing.
We 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.
If 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.
Allergies 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 your allergies.
Sinus issues can cause trouble breathing, headaches or swelling in your face. We can help you find sinus relief.
Uncontrolled asthma can prevent you from being active and enjoying life. We can test, diagnose and treat your asthma, often in just one visit.
The clinic is open Monday – Friday; Days.
Clinic Hours Information:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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LEADERSHIP - (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Understands the difference between managing people and leading people. Demonstrates leadership with peers and as a member of a team. Influences others positively in work situations without having commensurate authority. Shows technical leadership by taking responsibility for projects and assignments. Demonstrates company values, high ethical principles and personal integrity in everyday activities.
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 (INTERMEDIATE):- Demonstrates ability to anticipate and plan for complex resource needs, identify discrete tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work. Collaborates with members of the health care team to identify desired outcomes. Anticipates problems and obstacles before they arise. Able to adapt changes to patient care and area needs with minimal loss of disruption and loss of productivity. Develops creative ideas and takes innovative action to achieve planned goals and objectives. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to role model and coach less experienced peers.
NURSING PATIENT EDUCATION (INTERMEDIATE):- Demonstrates mastery of patient education in practical applications of a difficult nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of providing patient health education services without requiring instruction from others. Able to train and educate by setting the example, giving technical instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job.
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (ADVANCED):- Recognizes, Implements, and evaluates practice changes based on published research. Demonstrates expertise in applying evidence-based practices to challenging and complex situations.
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