Vanderbilt University Medical Center Care Partner PCT Neuro ICU Nights in Nashville, Tennessee

Care Partner Neuro ICU

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Department/Unit Summary

Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences in Nashville, Tenn., is a leader in treating brain, spine and nervous system disorders. Collaboration is key in caring for such complex issues. That's why Vanderbilt neurosurgeons, neurologists and other experts team up to care for you. Our teams treat all neurological conditions including brain tumors; epilepsy; headaches; Parkinson's, essential tremor and other movement disorders; stroke, and muscular sclerosis, among others.

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  • 34 bed unit with 22 ICU and 12 Stepdown beds

  • The ICU nursing 2 to 1

  • Stepdown is 3 or 4 to 1

  • Care partner and charge nurse help all

  • Medical receptionist

  • Run by anesthesia so always providers or NPs available

  • Taking care of neurologically compromised patients

  • Surgical patients/neuro interventional patients/stroke/complex spine/general neuro patients/Gilly and bray

  • Turn over 12 to 15 beds a day. Can be less than that

  • Night shift does 6 weekend shifts per 6 weeks, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are all considered weekend shifts. Day shift does 4 per 6 weeks but Saturday and Sunday are only considered weekend shifts for dayshift.

Job requires High school graduate or GED and 0 years of experience or the equivalent.

  • One of the 3 following criteria has to be met:

  • 1 year as a caregiver

  • 2 nd year nursing student

  • CNA Certification Preferred or Desirable:

  • Ability to give baths

  • Check vital signs

  • Empty drains

  • Documentation

  • Aiding in daily living


All new hires start on Night Shift 7p-7a

Your Role:

Assist with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at .

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.

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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 U.S.

  • Magnet Recognition Program: nursing awarded third consecutive Magnet status in 2017

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

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


Job Care Partner/CNA/CNT

Organization: Neuro ICU 10 201089

Title: Care Partner PCT Neuro ICU Nights

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Requisition ID: 1804099