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Registered Nurse Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Job Description:

Role Summary:

The Oncology Registered Nurse Bone Marrow Transplant Unit will apply the nursing process to
plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education
and continuum of care planning. The Oncology Registered Nurse Bone Marrow Transplant effectively
communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care
team. Collaborate in establishing patient goals and evaluates
progress to ensure effective outcomes. Further your professional
growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards. Relocation
Assistance available.

Signing Bonus $10,000 sign-on bonus for
Licensed RNs

Department/Unit
Summary:

This unit is a 34 bed unit that
specializes in stem cell transplants, malignant hematology and clinical trials.
Our patient focus is on family-centered patient care and maintaining the patient's
quality of life.

A typical shift for our nurses
includes caring for patients with the assistance of a care partner;
administering chemotherapy, blood products, a variety of medications, reviewing
laboratory findings and collaborating with the medical team to assess and
address goals of care; educating patients on disease and treatment options. We
are dedicated to providing a fulfilling and high energy work environment. Our
nurses and care partners have a unique perspective on compassion and a strong
belief in the enormous potential of cancer survivorship.

Our multidisciplinary team follows
the span of our patients' lives through their physicality, frailties, suffering
and successes while promoting wellness and self-care.


Due to prolonged inpatient stays, our team strives to create an environment
that benefits patients, families, and staff through local charities,
volunteers, and staff and management-lead committees. We continually work to
improve and grow, championing all involved to continue to provide the best in
cancer care.

We Are:

-- A 34-bed positive air flow heap-filtration unit

-- Dedicated to providing care to Vanderbilt's Cancer Patient
Population who require a higher level of care

-- Part of Vanderbilt's Critical Care Tower and we opened in
2012

-- A unit who supports our Cancer Caregivers - They are provided
with access to showers and laundry facilities, and there is a dedicated family
zone in each patient room

-- Dedicated to the physical rehabilitation of our patients as
we know cancer can have devastating effects. A Rehabilitation room has been
created, with a recumbent bicycle, elliptical machine and ballet barre

--
A unit with a nurse patient ratio of 1:3 or 1:4



To Learn More,
Click Here:

https://www.vumc.org/vanderbilt-nursing/myelosuppressionstem-cell-transplant-10th-floor-critical-care-tower-10t3-vuah



Position Shift:

Full-time (36 hours/week), night shift
(7p-7a). The
schedule is made for six weeks and we offer self-scheduling.



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

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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







Graduate of an approved Nursing degree program (or equivalent experience), active Tennessee RN and 1 year relevant experience.Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Registered Nurse RequiredPhysical 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.*INDRN*GD*CA*NHCN

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