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Care Partner Adult Med Surge Nights PRN

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 technology.
      • 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 Magnet designations.
      • 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 completion
        • 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 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.
          • 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.
          • 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 affirmative action.

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