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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical & Cardiology Stepdown Unit (Full-Time Nights) - 10,000 Sign On Bonus for BSNs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TENNESSEE  
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care,
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.
mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
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Department/Unit Summary: As an Inpatient Medicine unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center, we are dedicated to our patients by providing quality care with attention to clinical expertise, evidence-based practice, patient safety and positive outcomes.
We utilize an interdisciplinary team approach along the continuum of care in an effort to provide balance for the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs for every patient and their family. Our interdisciplinary team consists of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, nursing leadership, and educators. We make a difference!
Our Inpatient Medicine unit is comprised of two units and located on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital, VUH.
We care for adults and geriatric patients. Services include, but are not limited to care of adult patients with a variety of medical diagnoses of the pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system, renal system, endocrine system, infectious diseases, circulatory system, neurological system, dermatological disorders, and rheumatologic disorders. 8 North is a 30-bed unit, including four semi-private beds. 8 South is a 24-bed unit, including four semi-private beds. There are two negative air-flow (isolation rooms) located on 8 North. There are 27 telemetry monitoring transmitters available on the 8th floor which can be used for patients in any patient room on the 8th floor.
Your Role: You will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning.
Effectively communicate pertinent patient/family information to the health care team.
Collaborate in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes.
Further your professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.

Position Shift: Full-time, Nights 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: Benefits: Our Nursing Philosophy: Our Nursing Leadership: Shared Governance: Education & Professional Development: Life In Nashville: VUMC Nursing:
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