Vanderbilt University Medical Center Registered Nurse -Radiology 2 CC in Nashville, Tennessee

Registered Nurse Radiology- 2 CC-Radiology

Requisition # 1810643

Graduate of an approved disciplinespecific program or equivalent exp);1 year relevant exp

Licensure, Certification, and/orRegistration required

Your Role:

JOB SUMMARY:

Applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates in establishing the plan of care,coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient careneeds across the continuum.

  • Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to thepatient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis.

  • Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluatepatient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions toensure effective outcomes.

  • Employs strategies to promote health and a safe andhealthy environment.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview ofthe position and additional duties may be assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Required:

  • Recruitercut and paste minimum qualifications here

Department/UnitSummary:

Vanderbilt Radiology is a highly qualified, diverse at https://www.vumc.org/radiology/initiatives/diversity and passionate team. Our culture values collegiality, collaboration, and creativity. Whether it is providing direct patient care, mentoring a trainee, providing diagnostic expertise, or conducting cutting-edge research, we take exceptional pride in our work.

Our vision is to reinvent the practice of radiology and reshape the definition of a radiologist. Technological advances and the shift to digital health are allowing us to expand our footprint outside the reading room, create new partnerships across VUMC and with our peer institutions, and to be a central part of our patient’s healthcare team. Our radiology program is consistently ranked in the top 10 in NIH funding, allowing us to translate the most innovative discoveries to benefit our patients. Working together with clinicians, learners, innovators, and scientists, we are improving the delivery of health care and the overall health of our patients

Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery

Discover VanderbiltUniversity 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

*CA

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

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

  • RegisteredNurse Required

TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:

NURSING PATIENT ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate patients in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Conducts primary care patient interviews and physical examinations. Demonstrates sufficient acumen to recognize problems, ask questions and to contact the patient's primary care provider and other members of the healthcare team. Has experience in gathering pertinent clinical data that aid in referral, treatment, or other primary care pathways.

CARE PLANNING (NOVICE): - Demonstrates ability to anticipate resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work within areas of direct responsibility. Competently handles multiple assignments often simultaneously by prioritizing work into manageable and measurable units. Ability to adapt to changes to patient care and area needs with minimal disruption and loss of productivity. Follows up to assure problems and issues are resolved.

NURSING PATIENT EDUCATION (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency in providing patient education in practical applications of moderate difficulty.

EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully search for evidence to answer clinical questions. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • OrganizationalImpact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how outputwould affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team withoccasional guidance.

  • ProblemSolving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems usingtechnical experience and judgment.

  • Breadthof Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within aprofessional area.

  • TeamInteraction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.

    CORE CAPABILITIES:

SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (P2):

  • -Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm indeveloping self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge innew areas.

  • -Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with keycolleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities toexpand and strengthen relationships.

  • -Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one'sown communication style to suit different situations and audiences.

DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P2):

  • -Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and futureneeds of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better addressthem.

  • -Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles;Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and developconcrete solutions.

  • -Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support andcoaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.

ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P2):

  • -Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogueabout quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.

  • -Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences bylooking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifiesways to resolve them.

  • -Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects ofproviding a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to preventsafety hazards from occurring.

MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P2):

  • -Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusingon and driving critical issues to closure.

  • -Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of thedepartmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.

  • -Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of theinformation or data to identify and elevate opportunities.

FOSTERING INNOVATION (P2):

  • -Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities frommultiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventionalapproaches.

  • -Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning newtechnologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.

  • -Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems asopportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead ofemphasizing negative elements.

    Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • HeavyWork category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionallyand/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 toanother, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers orassistive device

  • Occasional:Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms orshoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional:Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine atwaist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional:Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/orhands 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 andspine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction aboveshoulders.

  • 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 onelevel 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 equipmentsimultaneously 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 handor hands.

  • Frequent:Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingersrequiring fine manipulation.

  • Frequent:Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

    Sensory

  • Frequent:Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronicinformation.

  • Continuous:Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and ableto focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous:Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20feet 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 touchwith fingertips.

    Environmental Conditions

  • Occasional:Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, othermedical gases used in work area.

  • Frequent:Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagiousillnesses.

Job Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Organization: Radiology Nursing 201588

Title: Registered Nurse -Radiology 2 CC

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Requisition ID: 1810643

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.