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Licensed Practical Nurse PRN- COVID Labor Pool - Brentwood, Nolensville, Mt. Juliet

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

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse-PRN COVID Labor Pool Response Team9 Walk-In Clinics Role Summary:
This is a PRN role. PRN role will work Per Diem or as needed. The LPN role will support the licensed healthcare team members within the Vanderbilt Walk-In Clinic in the provision of patient care to include direct patient care, providing healthcare information to patients/families, and following established plan of care. This role 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.

Nursing responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Rooming patients, including those who will be assessed and screened for COVID testing
  • Nursing intake (VS, allergies, medication reconciliation, pharmacy),medication/treatment administration,
  • Phlebotomy/IV starts for fluid resuscitation
  • EKG
  • Patient education for self-care
  • Discharging patients

    Position Shift:




    • 7:30am-7:30pm; Day Shift

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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 discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

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

        • Licensed Practical Nurse Required


          Additional Qualification Information:


          • Based on regulations from the TN Board of Nursing and VUMC policy, LPNs have the following practice limitations: (1)May NOT initiate the administration of blood or blood products, (2)May NOT administer experimental drugs (research drugs used in studies for anything other than indications for use by the pharmaceutical company), (3)May NOT administer any intravenous chemotherapeutic agents, (4)May NOT administer IV push medication.


            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.


                  • INDRN
                  • CA
                  • GD

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville , Licensed Practical Nurse PRN- COVID Labor Pool - Brentwood, Nolensville, Mt. Juliet, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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