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Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Progressive Care 20K Signing Bonus

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

  • 2215336Job Registered Nurse - Critical CarePrimary Location TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)Organization 5S PCU 212068
    Your Role:
    The Registered Nurse on the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit, also known as 5 South, applies 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.
    • $20,000 Signing bonus for all eligible new hires paid at 60 days of employment. Rehires that have worked for VUMC in the last year would not be eligible for the signing bonus. PRN and full time rehires are eligible for the bonus after the 1 year waiting period.Unit Summary: The environment on 5 South is supported by a nursing model of care that is centered around the patient and family. The nursing unit is designed to offer safe, efficient, and collaborative practice.We care for adult patients ranging in age 18 years and older who are being treated for a variety of cardiac conditions including recovery from coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement surgery, heart failure, heart transplant, myocardial infarction, heart arrhythmias, and cardiac post-procedural care.

      Our patients are unique as they may be supported with ventilators and pulmonary artery catheters, requiring advanced nursing knowledge.One of the perks of working on our unit is the expert nursing knowledge that exists on both day and night shifts. The commitment to each other and the display of teamwork are unmatched.Our nurses are successful because they participate in Shared Governance, engage in opportunities for advancement, and are supported through an environment that encourages continuing education.We orient new nurses to our unit by providing eight weeks of unit orientation, caring for patients with a dedicated preceptor. Clinical time is supported by specialty classes focused on the types of patients and equipment we manage.Shift
      • Full Time Days 7a-7p (36 hours a week); We offer self-scheduling and schedules are posted in six-week increments.
      • Full Time Nights 7p-7a (36 hours a week); We offer self-scheduling and schedules are posted in six-week increments.
        As a Vanderbilt University Medical Center employee, you make a difference to our patients and their families by bringing compassion and care to those in need of hope and healing. Please see our current employee benefits offered:
        • Affordable High Quality Health Plan Options
        • Dental and /or vision plan
        • 403 (b) retirement plan
        • Paid Time off (flex PTO)
        • Tuition Reimbursement and adoption assistance (maximums applied)
        • Short-Long term disability
        • Subsidized backup childcare
        • And many more... Ask us about our current inpatient nursing supplemental Pay Program!!Click here to view how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrated the difference they make each and every day: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:
          Position QualificationsRequired:
          • Associates or Bachelors of Nursing or graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience)
          • At least 6 months of relevant experience CC / ICU experienceLicensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
            • Registered Nurse RequiredPhysical 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.

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