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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Med/Surg - RN (FT) in Tullahoma, Tennessee

JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  1. Title: RN

  2. Job Code: 7967

  3. Job Stream Description: TBD

  4. Title: RN

  5. Job Code: 7967

  6. Job Stream Description: TBD

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, organizing, and administering patient care within the scope of his/her training and expertise, collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes is met. This is done in conjunction with the objectives and policies of the hospital and the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Tennessee.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

CORE CAPABILITIES:

Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

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

  • Registered Nurse Required

Additional Qualification Information:

  • Department Specific Requirements:ER: BLS, ACLS, PALS and CPR required, TNCC and NRP PreferredICU: ACLS and CPR required. Knowledge of basic arrhythmia preferred. Approved Critical Care course preferred. Clinical experience preferred. OB/GYN: ACLS and CPR required. Neonatal Resuscitation Program completion required within 6 months of hire. Preferred STABLE certification. Clinical experience preferredLabor & Delivery: ACLS and CPR required. Neonatal Resuscitation Program completion required within 6 months of hire. Preferred STABLE certification. Preferred L&D approved low and high risk obstetric course within 1 year of hire. Basic Fetal Monitoring Course on ALC or equivalent required within 90 days of hire or completion of orientation. Advanced Fetal Monitoring Course or AWHONN intermediate course within 1 year of hire and then every two years thereafter. Recommended certification in Obstetrics.Nursery: NRP, CPR and ACLS required, STABLE certification preferred. Nursery Level I & II neonatal course completion preferred, low risk neonatal course preferredProgressive Care Unit: BLS, ACLS and CPR required. Knowledge of basic arrhythmia preferred. Approved Critical Care course preferred. Clinical experience preferred. Wound Care: CPR required, 2 years of RN experience requiredSurgiday: CPR, ACLS and PALS required. Bachelor's degree preferred, 2 years of nursing experience required. PACU: BLS, ACLS and PALS required. CPAN recommended, Bachelor's degree preferred, clinical experience required. Perioperative Staff RN: BLS, ACLS and PALS required, CNOR preferredMedical Telemetry: CPR required, ACLS and PALS preferred

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Carrying over 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

  • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Frequent: 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

  • Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Frequent: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Frequent: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

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

  • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.

Sensory

  • 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.

Environmental Conditions

  • Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

Job Registered Nurse

Organization: Med/Surg 262011

Title: Med/Surg - RN (FT)

Location: TN-Tullahoma-Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH)

Requisition ID: 2100357

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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