Oct 08, 2020

Registered Nurse 2 - Oncology Breast Clinic

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Position Summary :

The Breast Clinic Registered Nurse applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.

Department Summary:

Our Breast Center is Nationally Accredited and is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Services include treatment for benign breast disease, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Plastics/Reconstruction, Genetics and Survivorship Clinics and Patient Oncology. The Breast Clinic completed 21,762 visits the past year.

Position Shift

Location: 100 Oaks 719 Thompson Lane Suite 25000 Nashville, TN 37204

Monday thru Friday Hours are between 8AM-5PM

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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: Additional Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates in establishing the plan of care, coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient care needs across the continuum.
  • Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluate patient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions to ensure effective outcomes.
  • Employs strategies 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.