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Nursing Educ & Prf Development
Nurse Residency Program
This posting targets the February 2024 Nurse Residency Program starts.
We are also hiring for the November 2023 Nurse Residency Program starts for specific units.
Please visit our NRP site to learn about each unit. https://www.vumc.org/nurse-residency-program/track-listing-units
We believe that the Nurse Residency Program is a great way to begin your nursing career and grow into a Registered Nurse.
Our Program began in 2008 and is now a Twice Accredited- Transition to Practice Program.(PTAP) Our goal is to help you with your career path and help you learn and transition to becoming the Best RN by surrounding you with a cohort of other Nurse Resident Peers, NRP leaders, Educators, Preceptors, and Well Educated Nursing Staff that Love our Nurse Residents.....
All situated within Magnet designated Hospitals that highlight Shared Governance in our Nationally renowned Vanderbilt Health.
Hear from our Nurse Residents: https://www.youtube.com/embed/lpPmMtqh9DU
Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and 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.
Upcoming Start Dates * February 26, 2024 * March 18, 2024
Fall-2023 is still hiring * November 6, 2023 (unit specific)
VUMC is excited to offer the following Nurse Resident Sign-On Bonuses for the Fall /Winter start dates:
Vanderbilt University Hospital Adult Acute Care $15,000 Vanderbilt University Hospital Adult Critical Care $5,000 Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Acute Care $5,000 Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Critical Care$15,000 Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital$10,000 Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital$10,000 Ambulatory $10,000
Relocation Incentive also offered for eligible applicants.
The program targets the new graduate nurse or the RN with less than 6 months RN work experience upon application- the new graduate nurse that will have successfully taken NCLEX prior to the program start date. The Nurse Residency Program is one year with a 2nd year commitment.
Accepting BSN or ASN degree.
*Available dates may vary depending on area hired / successful NCLEX completion
The Winter 2024 cohort posting: Current employees-July 6 to July 12, 2023 All candidates-July 13 to August 10, 2023 Additional unit needs -Posted August 16 to December 14, 2023.
Process: Step 1: Enter your Resume, Education, Work history, Unit Selection , and Answer the Pre-Screen Questions. After this is received & reviewed you will receive Part 2 to-Video Record your interview with our provided- Interview Stream link.
Step 2: Your Application & Video Recorded Interview will then be reviewed and forwarded to our Departments.
Step 3: Virtual Department Conversation.
The Nurse Residency Program is a one year program designed for nursing graduates or nurses (RN) with less than six months (at the time of application) of nursing experience.
Upon graduation and obtaining a degree in Nursing from an NLN or CCNE state-approved program the Graduate Nurse will enter the VUMC Nurse Residency Program (NRP). The Nurse Resident will participate in the implementation of patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse.
Nurse residents are required to be licensed prior to their start date. Residents that can provide official documentation of successful NCLEX results and pending application for TN RN licensure (or a state that is part of the enhanced nurse licensure compact) will be considered eligible to start.
Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Nursing to be eligible to apply.
Full-time hours 36-40 hours per week is required during the first year of the Nurse Residency Program.
This position requires Graduation from an accredited nursing program
Required: Cardio pulmonary Resuscitation Additional Information: Background checks will be performed and must be approved prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information.
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.
Learn more about Vanderbilt nursing
Nursing Careers: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/index.html Benefits: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/benefits.html Philosophy: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/philosophy.html Leadership: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/leadership.html Shared Governance: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/shared-governance.html Professional Development: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/professional-development.html Life In Nashville: http://www.vumcnursingcareers.com/nashville.html Vanderbilt Nursing: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vanderbilt-nursing Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
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 care needs across the continuum. * Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the patient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis. * Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluate patient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions to ensure effective outcomes. * Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and healthy environment. * The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES * Nursing Patient Assessment & Evaluation (Fundamental Awareness): Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with nursing patient assessment and evaluations. * Nursing Patient Education (Fundamental Awareness): Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with patient education. * Care Planning (Fundamental Awareness): Establishes realistic personal work goals and objectives. Demonstrates ability to anticipate basic resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for own assignments and responsibilities. Prepares and presents clear and accurate status reports on projects and assignments. * Evidence-Based Practice (Fundamental Awareness): Recognizes nursing practice is research-based and questions or demonstrates curiosity about the scientific basis of practice.
Organizational Impact: Delivers job responsibilities that impact own job area/team with some guidance. Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Uses existing procedures, research and analysis to solve standard job related problems that may require some judgement. Breadth of Knowledge: Requires subject matter knowledge within a professional area to meet job requirements. Team Interaction: Individually contributes to project/ work teams.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues: - Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas. - Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner. Delivering Excellent Services: - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service. - Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manner. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department. Managing Resources Effectively :- Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error. Fostering Innovation: - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them.- Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action. - Adapts to Change: Embraces changes by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.
LIC-Registered Nurse - Licensure-Others
Relevant Work Experience
Experience Level :
Less than 1 year
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program
Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.