Job Registered Nurse
Primary Location TN-Shelbyville-Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital (VBCH)
Organization Emergency Services 261191
Shift 7pm - 7am
A Registered Nurse is responsible for planning, organizing, and administering patient care within the scope of his/her training and expertise, collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes is met. This is done in conjunction with the objectives and policies of the hospital and the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Tennessee. A Registered Nurse is responsible to the Charge Nurse, Clinical Supervisor, Department Manager/Director, Nursing Supervisor, Associate Directors and the Chief Nursing Officer. A Registered Nurse is responsible for the direction and supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses, Lab Coordinator, Emergency Department Technicians, and Nursing Secretaries.
$15,000 sign-on bonus for eligible candidates
Full-time (36 hours/week); Night shift (7p-7a)
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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.
Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital:
Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital is your community healthcare provider: a 60-bed facility with a comprehensive range of inpatient, outpatient, medical, and surgical services.
Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital is the sole provider of inpatient medical services for Bedford County. We believe in the power of people to create great care. With more than 32 doctors and 250 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, in a modern, patient-friendly environment.
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Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse Required
Additional Qualification Information:
Must have the required education needed to be a licensed Registered Nurse by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.Department Specific RequirementsWound Care: 2 years of Med/Surg experienceSurgery and Pre-Admission Testing: 1 year of experience required; BLS, PALS, ACLS required at the time of hireCardiovascular: BLS and ACLS required at the time of hireMed/Surg, CCU, ER: BLS required at time of hire, PALS and ACLS required within 3 months of hire
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.
Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Carrying over 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
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
Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Walking: Moving about on foot.
Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
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.
Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.