Vanderbilt University Medical Center Aesthetician (Licensed) Plastics & Cosmetic Surgery in Nashville, Tennessee

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Department Summary:

It is important to choose the best cosmetic surgery team to fit your needs. At Vanderbilt, our cosmetic plastic surgeons are board-certified specialists with many decades of combined experience. Our surgeons have trained many of the plastic surgeons practicing in the Nashville area.

The Vanderbilt Center for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery is a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the needs of all patients. We offer everything from initial consultations to procedures and recovery, all in one location for your convenience.

The center is in a secluded setting that protects your privacy and provides a calming and soothing environment for healing. A separate postoperative waiting area allows you to relax in privacy during follow-up visits.

Shift Hours:

Monday – Friday; Days

Your Role:

Responsible for providing clients with skin care services. May be responsible for building a client database. Reconciles daily business transactions.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experiences:

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Licensed Aesthetician

  • Ability to get the job done and maintain a smooth clinic flow

  • Team player

  • Detail-oriented

  • Refer patients to the surgeons when questions regarding skin care are not easily answered or there is a procedure type question.

  • Provide clients with professional skin care services including various types of facials, peels, waxes, makeup application, microdermabrasion and endermologie treatments.

  • Educate clients about cosmetic lines and products.

  • Teach clients about their existing skin status and offer ways to enhance their skin care through product, nutrition and healthy lifestyle.

  • Offer clients teaching materials that relate to their choice of skin care products and products that best meet their individual needs.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.

  • Maintain supplies and inventory as necessary.

  • Add supplies and inventory as demand dictates keeping cost and budget targets in mind.

  • May assist with data base maintenance and front desk coverage.

  • When available, assist with Inform and Enhance to include making calls to patients. Additional duties must not impact role and responsibilities as Medical Aesthetician as stated in job description.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because 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 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.

  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

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High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 year experience

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

  • Licensed Aesthetician Required

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:


  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

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

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

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

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

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

  • Occasional: Crawling:Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.


  • Occasional: 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.

  • Occasional: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

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

  • Occasional: Radiation: May be exposed to occupational radiation, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Radiation Safety Program which includes training, use of personal protective equipment with lead shielding, and personal dose monitoring.

  • Occasional: Climate: Ability to withstand exposure to atmospheric extremes including heat, cold, humidity, and barometric pressure changes.

Job Allied Health

Organization: Plastics & Cosmetic Surgery 303720

Title: Aesthetician (Licensed) Plastics & Cosmetic Surgery

Location: TN-Nashville-The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)

Requisition ID: 1806400