Vanderbilt University Medical Center RN 2 Oncology $10,000 Sign On Bonus NIghtshift in Nashville, Tennessee

Registered Nurse, InpatientHematology/Oncology Unit


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We offer relocation assistance for qualifying moves in addition to a \$10,000 bonus. We are looking for compassionate, intelligent nurses who want to be part of an interdisciplinary team of healthcare practitioners. Our nurses are part of everything we do at Vanderbilt, a Magnet-designated facility.

Unit Description:

The Vanderbilt Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit is led by Janet Lucas, winner of one of Vanderbilt's highest nursing honors - The Adrienne Ames Transformational Nursing Leader Award. Janet leads a 27-bed unit dedicated to the best possible care for patients with diagnoses of leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell, anemia and solid tumors. The nurse patient ratio for this unit is typically 1:5 with a mix of majority oncology patients and some general medicine patients.

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Shift Information

Night Shift: 7PM to 7AM

The nurses on this unit work three 12-hour shifts per week. Weekends are required. The work schedule for this unit is prepared in advance for a six-week timeframe. There are twelve weekend shifts in each schedule. Weekends are Friday and Saturday night. You are required to work five weekend shifts during each six week schedule. Vanderbilt offers self-scheduling through our software program called VandyWorks. You are required to schedule yourself for five weekend shifts during each six-week schedule.


Desired MinimumQualifications


· Graduate of an approved nursing program

· Minimum of six months of bedside nursing experience after graduation

Preferred or Desirable:

· Experienced Med/Surg nurses will be trained on oncology protocols

· Oncology and chemo-therapy experience desirable

· Ability to become chemo-therapy certified within six months of hire through the assistance of VUMC

If you are a BSN-Prepared Nurse and have a minimum of six months of post-graduation nursing experience, you will qualify for the bonus. Current Vanderbilt Staff are not eligible for this bonus.

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Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

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Job Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Organization: Hematology Oncology Unit 10 201068

Title: RN 2 Oncology \$10,000 Sign On Bonus NIghtshift

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Requisition ID: 1802465