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Registered Nurse RN - Med Surg Float Pool 20K Signing Bonus

Company: Vanderbilt Health
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

Beginning of the main content section.Return to the home pagePrintable Format Job Description - Registered Nurse RN - Med Surg Float Pool 20K Signing Bonus (2010725)Job Description Registered Nurse RN - Med Surg Float Pool 20K Signing Bonus-2010725Job: Registered NursePrimary Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)Organization: VUH Inpatient Float Pool 201066Description Job Summary:

As the Registered Nurse Float, you will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Float RN effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team; collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Further your professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards. Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.

$20,000 SIGN ON BONUS for eligible new hires. Relocation stipend of $15,000 for eligible new hires.



Department Summary:

Float Pool Registered Nurses provide specialty services that include but are not limited to med-surge, step-down, palliative care, oncology, and a variety of other service lines. Supplemental staffing provides a crucial service for our customers, not only to ensure safe quality patient care, but provides support for our unit colleagues as well. You will be offered opportunities to expand your knowledge and maintain an expansive skill set which will enable to you to become a resource to others.

Position Shift:

Full-time Night Shift 7PM - 7AM (36 hours/week). This is a full-time role with premium pay.

View how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make 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.

Nurse Student Loan Repayment Program:

There 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.

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.

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

    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

      Additional Key Responsibilities:


      • 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.


        Basic Qualifications Position Qualifications:

        Required:


        • Graduate of an approved Nursing Program


        • Active Tennessee RN license


        • One year of relevant experience


        • Acute Care Experience


        • BLS Certification


          ACLS Certification (optional)


          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: 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.


            • Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.


            • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position


            • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.


            • 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: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


            • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.

              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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                  Discover Vanderbilt Health: Located in Nashville, TN, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, Vanderbilt Health 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 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.
                  Text NURSE to 26232 or click below for more information.
                  Achieve the Remarkable!
                  Click to Learn more about Vanderbilt Nursing:

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