Care Partner Adult Med Surge Nights PRN
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Care Partner Adult Med Surge Nights PRN - 2200370Job : Care
Partner/CNA/CNTPrimary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital
(VUH)Organization : 6RW Medicine Cohort 10 200601DescriptionJob
Summary:The Med Surg Care Partner assists with the delivery of
patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under
the supervision of a licensed nurse.Unit Summary:6 Round Wing/Adult
Inpatient Medicine, located in Medical Center North at Vanderbilt
University Medical Center, is fast-paced and focused on acute
medicine. 6RW is a 14 bed unit, which cares for adult patients with
non-surgical acute medicine conditions.The mission of the
6RW/Medicine is to provide compassionate, quality care that is
respectful, patient/family-centered, safe, and cost efficient. Our
nurses are able to utilize evidence-based guidelines to provide the
highest quality of care. The staff experiences the professional
satisfaction that comes with making a difference every day for
their patients and families, while expanding their critical care
knowledge base and applying critical thinking skills to understand
and intervene in the care of their patients.Our population of
patients may include patients with any number of co-morbidities,
including neurological, respiratory, cardiac, gastrointestinal,
renal and endocrine medical conditions.All beds are appropriate for
continuous bedside sp02 monitoring.The Management structure of
6RW/Medicine consists of the Unit Manager and 2 Clinical Staff
Leaders and Nurse Educator. Each Clinical Staff Leader is
responsible for 18-20 staff.The staff is composed of RNs, Care
Partners and Medical Receptionists and RN assignments are
determined by patient census and acuity. Normal RN ratios are
5:1.Night Shift Open:
- PRN (4 shifts per 6 weeks), night shif t (7p-7a). We offer
self-scheduling and schedules are posted in six week
increments.Days not available at this time
- PRN (4 shifts per 6 weeks), day shift(7a-7p). We offer
self-scheduling and schedules are posted in six week incrementsView
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. Vanderbilts mission is to advance health and
wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education,
and research.VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to
providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are
proud of our recent accomplishments:
- US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and
metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of
the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty
programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe
Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the
Best Childrens Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric
specialties nationally ranked.
- Healthcares Most Wired: Among the nations 100 most-wired
hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical
- Beckers Hospital Review: named as one of the 100 Great
Hospitals in America, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health
Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100
Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
- The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 childrens hospitals in the
to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
- American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School
of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
- Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive
- National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their
peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
- Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a
row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ
Healthcare Equality.Basic QualificationsBasic Qualifications: you
must have at least one of the three following:
- High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and Other
- 1) Current enrollment in a program of professional nursing RN
and successful completion of first semester of nursing school to
include nursing fundamentals clinical, or
- 2) Graduation from a Nursing Assistant or Aide Training
Program, (certification is not required, just certificate of
- 3) Minimum of one year previous experience as a care partner or
nursing assistantLicensure, Certification, and/or Registration
(LCR):Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical
Demands:MovementSensoryEnvironmental ConditionsHeavy 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: 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.
- 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
- 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: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both
- Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- 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.Req ID: 2200370Vanderbilt University
Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and
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