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Licensed Practical Nurse-New Grads (Sign On Bonus Available)

Employer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location
Nashville, TN
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
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Licensed Practical Nurse-New Grads (Sign On Bonus Available)
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Job LPNPrimary Location TN-Nashville-2525 West End AveOrganization HR Talent Acquisition 108239


Your Role:


The LPN supports the licensed healthcare team members in the provision of patient care to include direct patient care, providing healthcare information to patients/families, and following established plan of care. The LPN works in close collaboration with the RN or a licensed healthcare team member to evaluate the patient's plan of care and progress toward goal attainment. The LPN assists with all patient care activities are undertaken with the delegation/supervision of a licensed professional in accordance with VUMC standards and licensure regulations

$2,000 Sign On Bonus for LPNs with less than 1 year of experience.**

**Licensed Practical Nurse Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements:
  • $2,000 sign on bonus available to full-time licensed practical nurse with less than 1 year of experience.
  • This sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past two years
  • The sign-on bonus will be paid out in three installments


Preferred Education, Skills, and Experiences:
  • Active LPN license
  • Graduate of an approved discipline specific program and 1 year of experience or the equivalent.
  • Nursing experience in an outpatient setting highly desired

Shift Hours:

Monday - Friday; Days; however, Walk-In Clinics require 12 hour shifts and rotating weekends.

Unit Summary:

By applying to this requisition, you agree to be contacted about Full-Time opportunities not limited to but in the following specialty areas:

  • Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus, Allergy Program (ASAP)
  • MOHS Dermatology
  • Primary Care Clinics
  • Internal Medicine Clinics
  • Adult Float Pool
  • Eskind Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Medical Specialties
  • Pulmonary
  • Plastics & Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Student Health
  • Walk-In Clinics

View how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

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.

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.

Achieve the Remarkable:

Learn more about VUMC Nursing:
  • Nursing Careers: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html
  • Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html
  • Our Nursing Philosophy: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html
  • Our Nursing Leadership: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html
  • Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html
  • Education & Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html
  • Life In Nashville: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html
  • VUMC Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing


keywords: LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Specialty Clinics, Gastro, GI, Asthma, Sinus, Allergy, Pulmonary, Dermatology, Nephrology, Renal, Rheumatology, Radiology, Diabetes, Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Medical Specialties, Walk-In Clinic, day shift.

This position requires a Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Required


Additional Qualification Information:
  • Based on regulations from the TN Board of Nursing and VUMC policy, LPNs have the following practice limitations: (1)May NOT initiate the administration of blood or blood products, (2)May NOT administer experimental drugs (research drugs used in studies for anything other than indications for use by the pharmaceutical company), (3)May NOT administer any intravenous chemotherapeutic agents, (4)May NOT administer IV push medication.

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.

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