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Registered Nurse 2 (2nd Shift) $15,000 Sign On and Relocation

Vanderbilt Health
Nashville, Tennessee , United States
11 days ago

Description

Registered Nurse 2 - VICTR - Clinical Research Center - CRC

Job Summary:

This is a 30 hour/week RN position on our night shift for 2-12 hour shifts one week and 3-12 hour shifts the next in our Adult Clinical Research Center. We have inpatients and outpatients on our unit and are here to provide expertise in nursing assessment and skills such as IV placement, EKG's, procedural set up and assistance, and investigational medication administration ranging from simple to complex research tasks. We administer a high volume of investigational IV infusions such as monoclonal antibody therapies for rare diseases and insulin infusions for metabolic studies as well as subcutaneous and oral research medications. Excellent assessment skills and attention to detail are needed for patient observation following investigational medication administration and tasks such as frequent vital signs, EKG's and lab draws to include centrifuging research blood samples. There is a weekend rotation approximately once every 6 weeks, however our clinic is closed on holidays. We are looking for candidates that have at least 1-2 years of medical surgical experience and research experience is a plus. ACLS and BLS certification are required, and biotherapy infusion training will be provided as well as specialized research training.

About the Department:

The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit https://victr.vumc.org/.

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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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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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REQUIRED:
  • Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (or equivalent experience)
  • 1 year relevant experience
  • TN-state issue Registered Nurse Required

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 Information

  • Job ID: 63295433
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee , United States
  • Position Title: Registered Nurse 2 (2nd Shift) $15,000 Sign On and Relocation
  • Company Name For Job: Vanderbilt Health
  • Job Function: Registered Nurse

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