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Registered Nurse RN II Psychiatric Assessment Services Department Signing Bonus

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse RN II Psychiatric Assessment Services Department Signing Bonus

  • 2201098Job Registered NursePrimary Location TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH)Organization VPH PTU 202735
    Registered Nurse IIPsychiatric Assessment Services DepartmentFT Nights
    • $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.
      Position Shift:
      • 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:
        • 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
            Physical Requirements:
            • 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.

              • 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.

                • 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.

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