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Registered Nurse Dual Diagnosis Signing Bonus

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

Job Description:



Your Role:

You will apply 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. * $10,000 sign-on bonus for eligible candidates.

Department/Unit Summary:



Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital is an 106-bed facility.

It has three adult units in addition to a Child and Adolescent Unit. Our Adult II unit is a 16-bed dual diagnosis unit that treats patients with addictions as well as a co-morbid psychiatric illness, resulting in a population of addicted pregnant women and patients with chronic addiction issues. We also may see young people with new addiction issues that have become suicidal.

Position Shift:
Full-Time Night Shift 11p-7a
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how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrated the difference they make each and

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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

    RN Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements:

    --- Registered Nurses who have at least six months of RN experience may be eligible for the

    sign-on bonus for certain departments.

    --- The sign on bonus is not applicable to

    current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past two

    years.

    Additional Key Responsibililties:



    • 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.
    • Nurse Patient Ratio - 1:6


      Position Qualifications:Required:




      • Graduate of an approved discipline specific program and 1 of year relevant experience
      • Active RN License


        Preferred:




        • 2-3 Psychiatric nursing experience
        • Desire to work with patients recovering from addiction


          Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year 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.


                  • INDRN
                  • NHCN
                  • CA
                  • GD

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