Jun 25, 2022

Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Transplant Stepdown 20K Signing Bonus Days

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA
General Nursing Cardiology

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Job Description - Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Transplant Stepdown 20K Signing Bonus Days (2011256)

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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Transplant Stepdown 20K Signing Bonus Days-2011256

Job

: Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Primary Location

: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Organization

: 7MCE Cohort 50 212120

Description

Your Role:

The Registered Nurse applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Registered Nurse 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 standard.

  • $20,000 SIgn On Bonus for eligible candidates who have not worked for Vanderiblt Medical Center for 1 year. PRN rehires are eligible for the signing bonus after the 1 year waiting period

Unit Summary:

The Cardiac Stepdown VAD & Heart Transplant Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is located on the 7th Floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital, known as 7 Medical Center East.

We look for nurses who are equally passionate about the high-tech devices and the patient-centered care. There is much information to take in, we need nurses who are willing to put in the extra time to study and become more knowledgeable in cardiovascular care.

Our nurses are successful because they have strong assessment and communication skills, rely on each for support, and adapt easily to new challenges.

We orient new nurses to our unit by providing a seven-week unit specific orientation with dedicated preceptors.

Position Shift:

  • Days; 7a-7p; 3 12-hour shifts per week - 36 Hours per week - We offer self scheduling!

As a Vanderbilt University Medical Center employee, you make a difference to our patients and their families by bringing compassion and care to those in need of hope and healing. Please see our current employee benefits offered:

  • Affordable High Quality Health Plan Options
  • Dental and /or vision plan
  • 403 (b) retirement plan
  • Paid Time off (flex PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement and adoption assistance (maximums applied)
  • Short-Long term disability
  • Subsidized backup childcare
  • And many more... Ask us about our current inpatient nursing supplemental Pay Program!!

Click here to view how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:

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

Basic Qualifications

Must have an Associates of Nursing (ASN) or a Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) and a minimum of at least 6 months of relevant experience

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

  • Registered Nurse Licensure Required

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
  • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Occasional: Kneeling: Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine. Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
  • Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
  • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
  • Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
  • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Sensory
  • Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
  • Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
  • Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
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