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Registered Nurse - MidSouth Children's Clinic Gallatin

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Gallatin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - MidSouth Children's Clinic Gallatin - 2209037Job : Allied HealthPrimary Location : TN-Gallatin-MidSouth Gallatin Children's ClinicOrganization : VIP MS Pt Svc - Gallatin 119761Shift: : First ShiftDescriptionJOB CODE INFORMATION:

  • Title: Registered Nurse
  • Job Code: 8984
  • Job Stream Description: Professional
  • Title: Registered Nurse
  • Job Code: 8984
  • Job Stream Description: ProfessionalJOB SUMMARY:The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation by following established standards and practices. Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff, and physicians.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
  • Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
  • Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management.
  • Maintains/reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.
  • Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls.
      • Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.
        • Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.
          • Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P2):
              • Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.
                • Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.
                  • Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P2):
                      • Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
                        • Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.
                          • Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P2):
                              • Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.
                                • Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
                                  • Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.FOSTERING INNOVATION (P2):
                                      • Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
                                        • Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.
                                          • Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.Basic QualificationsGraduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) : accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred and 1 year relevant professional nursing experience, clinic experience preferredLicensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
                                            • Registered Nurse Required
                                            • BLS RequiredPhysical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
                                              • Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.Movement
                                                • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
                                                • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
                                                • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
                                                • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
                                                • Occasional: 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
                                                • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
                                                • Occasional: Crawling:Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
                                                • 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.
                                                • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
                                                • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
                                                • Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
                                                • Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.Sensory
                                                  • Occasional: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
                                                  • Occasional: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
                                                  • Occasional: 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.
                                                  • Occasional: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
                                                  • Occasional: Taste: Ability to detect quality, texture, consistency and taste of prepared foods/quality control.
                                                  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.Environmental Conditions
                                                    • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.Req ID: 2209037Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville , Registered Nurse - MidSouth Children's Clinic Gallatin, Healthcare , Gallatin, Tennessee

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