Registered Nurse RN II Psychiatric Assessment Services Department Signing Bonus
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Registered Nurse RN II Psychiatric Assessment Services
Department Signing Bonus
- 2201098Job Registered NursePrimary Location
TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH)Organization VPH
Registered Nurse IIPsychiatric Assessment Services DepartmentFT
- $10k Signing Bonus
Your Role:Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital is accepting applications
for a RN - Psychiatric Assessment Services (PAS). This is a full
time (36 hours) position working night shift (7p-7a) three days a
week which may include every other weekend within our 108-bed
hospital. Further information about working hours will be discussed
during the interview. In this role, you will have an opportunity to
apply the nursing process to plan and manage the care of
psychiatric patients, including patient and family education and
continuum of care planning; effectively communicates pertinent
patient/family information to health care team; participates in
finding solutions for variances from patient goals and ensures
implementation of solutions; furthers professional growth by
engaging in 10 hours of learning activities annually.This position
is located at our Psychiatric Hospital in our Psychiatric
Assessment Services department. In this role you will assess and
work with other health care professionals with conducting the
initial and follow-up mental health evaluation(s). You will
interact frequently with family members and with other healthcare
professionals. Candidates with psychiatric and/or emergency nursing
experience are strongly preferred.
- 7p-7a with weekend rotation.
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.Nurse Student Loan Repayment ProgramThere is a new
benefit we are excited to talk about for our direct care nurses.
Through the nursing student loan repayment program, VUMC will
contribute $500 monthly toward undergraduate nursing degrees for up
to four years. All we ask is for a commitment of one year of
continued service to VUMC following the last loan payment. This
generous benefit could help you pay day down student debt faster
and save money that can be used in other ways - whether it's
purchasing a new home, starting a family or investing in your
retirement.Achieve the Remarkable:Learn more about VUMC Nursing:
- Nursing Careers:
- Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
- Our Nursing Philosophy:
- Our Nursing Leadership:
- Shared Governance:
- Education & Professional Development:
- Life In Nashville:
- VUMC Nursing:
- Graduate of an accredited/approved RN program.
- Six months of RN experience required, 1-3 years preferred
- Prior Psychiatric RN experience is preferred.
- Experience in ED or Critical Care environment is a plus
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent
falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self,
patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and
- 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
- Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging
- Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones
and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory
- 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.
- 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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