Registered Nurse RN - Observation Unit 15k Sign On Bonus
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Registered Nurse RN - Observation Unit 15k Sign On Bonus
- 2009176Job Registered NursePrimary Location
TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)Organization 1
Registered NurseObservation UnitVanderbilt Wilson County
HospitalRole Summary:The Registered Nurse is responsible for
assessing, implementing, and evaluating care for various patients
within the facility. This role reports directly to the Clinical
Director of the unit. This position works in conjunction with other
members of nursing service, ancillary services, physicians,
patients, and families. It collaborates with various members of the
healthcare team to ensure quality of care across the continuum.
Requires the ability to be self-directed and quality focused.
Interpersonal communication skills are a necessary function of this
position.Department/Unit Summary:The 1 West Unit at VWCH is a 17
bed unit. This department is a New Observation Unit which opened
June 1, 2021. It was previously our COVID and Rule out patients.
Self-Scheduling is available. Nurse Assistants-Cross train as Unit
Clerk. Requires BLS and works every other weekend. *$15,000 Sign-on
bonus for eligible candidates.
- RN Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements: The sign on bonus is
not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have
worked for VUMC in the past 12 months. RN Candidates must have at
least one year of experience to qualify.
- 7am - 7pm (Days)
- 12 Hour Shifts
- Weekend and Holiday RotationView 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.
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital:For more than 40 years,
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare -
Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients
and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The
two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and
outpatient medical services in Wilson County. Known for
comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the
community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical
Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.Recognition Awards for
- Joint Commission certified in total Hip and Knee Replacement
- The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
- American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center
- Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality
Improvement Program :(MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center
- American College of Radiology Accreditations - Mammography and
- Accredited by American Academy of Sleep MedicineClick here for
more information: www.VanderbiltWilsonCountyHospital.com
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:
- Nursing Careers:
- Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
- Our Nursing Philosophy:
- Our Nursing Leadership:
- Shared Governance:
- Education & Professional Development:
- Life In Nashville:
- VUMC Nursing:
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program.Licensure,
Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or
- 6 months of experience
- Registered Nurse Required
- BLS RequiredPhysical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working
primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
- Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both
- 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.Environmental
- 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.INDTR
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