Vanderbilt University Medical Center Registered Nurse 2 CC - Oncology Clinic (Chemotherapy Experience Preferred) in Nashville, Tennessee

JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  1. Job Code: 6658

  2. Job Stream Description: Professional

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Unit Summary

Our Extended Care Clinic at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center is designed to provide our established oncology patient with expert care in the most comfortable setting possible. Our clinic provides additional opportunities for oncology patients to have their symptoms evaluated and addressed by a healthcare provider. Appropriate patients receive supportive care such as blood products, IV fluids, and various other treatments which keep symptoms manageable on an outpatient basis. In addition, we offer oncology patients more scheduling flexibility to receive their chemotherapy treatments. These services greatly increase the comfort and quality of life for all of our patients.

Your Role:

We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to VUMC'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. The nurses on our team complete assessments, infusion treatments, palliative care and system management. Our nurses will be working with a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and other health professionals. If you want to make a difference, then join the team! For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at https://hr.mc.vanderbilt.edu/careers/requirements/PhysicalRequirementsGroup1.pdf .

Position Shift

Full-time, five days a week rotating days

Open 1-9 PM Monday thru Friday and 8 AM-5 PM Saturday and Sunday

Our Nursing Philosophy

  • We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing careis essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of qualityin patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an appliedart and science focused on helping people, families and communities reachexcellent health and well-being.

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Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

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

  • Registered Nurse Required

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • 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 objects.

Movement

  • 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 assistive device.

  • 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 moving.

  • 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 or toward.

  • Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

  • 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 hands.

Sensory

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

  • 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.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

  • Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

Environmental Conditions

  • 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.

Job Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Organization: OCM RNs 303375

Title: Registered Nurse 2 CC - Oncology Clinic (Chemotherapy Experience Preferred)

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

Requisition ID: 1801926