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Registered Nurse Oncology Signing Bonus

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

Job Description:

Your

Role:

The Registered Nurse, Oncology, will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care

of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care

planning. The Registered Nurse, Oncology 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. $10,000

sign-on bonus for Licensed RNs. Relocation Assistance available.

Department/Unit Summary

The Vanderbilt Inpatient

Hematology/Oncology Unit is led by Janet Lucas, winner of one of Vanderbilt's

highest nursing honors - The Adrienne Ames Transformational Nursing Leader

Award. Janet leads a 27-bed unit dedicated to the best possible care for

patients with diagnoses of leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell, anemia and solid

tumors. The nurse patient ratio for this unit is typically 1:5 with a mix of

majority oncology patients and some general medicine patients.

We are looking for compassionate nurses who want to be part of an interdisciplinary

team of healthcare practitioners. Our nurses are part of everything we do at

Vanderbilt, a Magnet-designated facility.

Click Here to Learn More About This

Oncology Unit

Position Shift: Night Shift: 7PM to 7AM

The nurses

on this unit work three 12-hour shifts per week. Weekends are required. The

work schedule for this unit is prepared in advance for a six-week timeframe.

There are twelve weekend shifts in each schedule. Weekends are Friday and

Saturday night. You are required to work five weekend shifts during each six

week schedule. Vanderbilt offers self-scheduling through our software program

called VandyWorks. You are required to schedule yourself for five weekend

shifts during each six-week schedule.

Click here to view how

Vanderbilt Health employees celebrated the difference they make each and every

day: Celebrate 2019

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

Preferred or Desirable Experience :

Experienced Med/Surg nurses will be trained on oncology protocols

Oncology and chemo-therapy experience desirable

Ability to become chemo-therapy certified within six months of hire through the assistance of VUMCGraduate of an approved Nursing degree program (or equivalent experience), active Tennessee RN license, and 6 months' relevant experience.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):


  • Registered Nurse 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.


          • CA
          • NHCN
          • INDRN
          • GD

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