Minority Nurse

Care Partner (Nursing Assistant) Transplant 5K Signing Bonus

Vanderbilt Health
Nashville, Tennessee , United States (on-site)
4 days ago

Description

Your Role:

The Care Partner assists with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
  • There is a $5,000 sign on bonus for eligible new full time hires. Rehires who have worked for VUMC in a full-time job in the past year would not be eligible for the signing bonus. PRN and all rehires are eligible for the signing bonus after the 1 year waiting period

Unit Summary

On the the VAD & Heart Transplant Unit, a typical shift would include working with a dedicated team to care for adult patients who require ventricular assist devices (VADs), heart transplants, total artificial hearts, pre- and post-coronary artery bypass and valve surgeries, advanced heart failure, chest pain, arrhythmia, and pre- and post-procedure patients.

The VAD and Transplant Unit at Vanderbilt is located on the 7th Floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital, known as 7 Medical Center East (MCE).

The environment on our unit is a friendly, focused on teamwork, and flexible to accommodate our patient's needs.

Position Shift:
  • Full-Time; Days; 7a-7p; 36 hours per week 3 12-hour shifts

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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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Learn more about VUMC Nursing:
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  • 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


Quaifications: Must meet at least one of the minumum requirements:

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 Other : 1) Current enrollment in a program of professional nursing RN and successful completion of first semester of nursing school to include nursing fundamentals clinical, or 2) Graduation from a Nursing Assistant or Aide Training Program, or 3) Min of one year previous experience as a care partner or nursing assistant/technician.

  • 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: 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.
    • Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
    • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
    • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
    • 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: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
    • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.

    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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Job Information

  • Job ID: 66911424
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee , United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vanderbilt Health
  • Position Title: Care Partner (Nursing Assistant) Transplant 5K Signing Bonus
  • Job Function: Registered Nurse

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