Vanderbilt University Medical Center RN2 CC - Outpatient Hematology/Stem Cell Clinic (4 Days a Week and Sign On Bonus) in Nashville, Tennessee

JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  1. Job Code: 6658

  2. Job Stream Description: Professional

\$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS (BSN REQUIRED)

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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

  • One of 47 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and the only one in Tennessee that conducts research and cares for adults and children with cancer.

  • Member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a non-profit alliance of 27 of the world's leading cancer centers who have come together to improve care for cancer patients everywhere.

  • Ranked #1 Cancer Center in Tennessee and 33rd in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report .

  • Nearly 300 researchers and physician-scientists in eight research programs.

  • A comprehensive team of more than 100 physicians with the depth and breadth of experience to design a treatment plan customized to every patient.

  • In addition to the Henry Joyce Clinic at The Vanderbilt Clinic, convenient community locations are located at One Hundred Oaks, Cool Springs, Franklin, Spring Hills, Springfield and Clarksville – with additional locations coming soon.

  • A wide spectrum of services support patients individual needs from diagnosis through survivorship, including education, prevention, screening, diagnosis, wellness services, hereditary cancer consultation, treatment, palliative care and survivorship.

  • Enhancing cancer care in the region through affiliate relationships with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Maury Regional Medical Center, NorthCrest Medical Center, and Williamson Medical Center.

  • Currently we are 7th in competitively awarded NCI grant funding with over \$65 million; a total research base of over \$155 million in research funding from public and private sources.

  • Privileged to serve more than 6,252 new cancer patients and deliver care for more than 151,000 outpatient visits each year.

  • At the forefront of promising new therapies, with access to over 150 clinical trials at any given time.

  • Nationwide leaders in cancer survivorship, with one of the only centers in the country with a comprehensive program for cancer survivors regardless of age, type of cancer or where they received their oncology treatment.

  • Developed www.mycancergenome.org , an award-winning online resource for genetically informed cancer information, which has received visitors from over 200 countries/territories.

Unit Summary

The Hematology Stem Cell Outpatient Transplant Clinic is a part of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and specializes in providing care for patients who have had bone marrow transplants to treat blood cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma) as well as non-cancerous conditions. Nurses have an opportunity to work with world renowned physicians who are leaders of developing new treatments and changing the outcomes for patients with blood cancers.

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. Our interdisciplinary team consists of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, nursing leadership and educators.

The nurse is often the first and last contact with the patient by triaging patients, assisting with throughput of clinics, assisting with procedures, providing education and networking with other department and referring providers. 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 http://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/requirements/nursing1.pdf .

Position Shift

Full-time, Day Shift

4 Days a Week

Alternating Shifts from 7:30AM-5:30PM and 7:30AM- 6PM

One weekend a Month Required

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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  • Learn more about Vanderbilt nursing

  • Nursing Careers: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html

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  • Philosophy: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html

  • Leadership: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html

  • Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html

  • Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html

  • Life in Nashville : http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html

  • Vanderbilt Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing

Position Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an approved Nursing Program (BSN preferred)

  • Active Tennessee RN license

  • One year of RN experience (acute Nursing experience preferred)

  • OCN certification preferred

Sign on Bonus Open to External Candidates who meet criteria

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

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

  • Registered Nurse Required

  • Oncology Experience and OCN Certification Preferred

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: Hematology/Stem Cell Clinic 303661

Title: RN2 CC - Outpatient Hematology/Stem Cell Clinic (4 Days a Week and Sign On Bonus)

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC)

Requisition ID: 1807526

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