Vanderbilt University Medical Center Registered Nurse, Adult Inpatient Medicine (3RW), full-time, days in Nashville, Tennessee

RegisteredNurse, Adult Inpatient Medicine Unit (3RW)

Requisition1705293

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Unit Summary

3 Round Wing/Adult Inpatient Medicine, located in Medical Center North at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is fast-paced and focused on acute medicine. 3RW is a 14 bed unit, which cares for adult patients with non-surgical acute medicine conditions.

The mission of the 3RW/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 3RW/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 RN’s, Care Partners and Medical Receptionists and RN assignments are determined by patient census and acuity. Normal RN ratios are 5:1.

All RNs complete a centralized hospital and nursing orientation, in addition to the unit orientation. The unit-specific acute medicine competency-based orientation is structured to fit the needs of the experience level of the RN. In addition to a clinical, preceptor-based bedside orientation, RNs are offered ongoing educational opportunities for learning.

Your Role:

You will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicate pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborate in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Further professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/requirements/nursing1.pdf .

Position Shift:

· Full-time, Day Shift

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Job requirements: Graduate of an approved Nursing degree program, active Tennessee RN license, and 6 months of experience.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Registered Nurse

Job Registered Nurse

Organization: 3RW Cohort 20 201898

Title: Registered Nurse, Adult Inpatient Medicine (3RW), full-time, days

Location: TN-Nashville-Medical Center North (MCN)

Requisition ID: 1705293