Registered Nurse 2, Adult Urology Clinic, Cool Springs, FT Days
Vanderbilt University 420 reviews - Cool Springs, TN

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Upon graduation and obtaining a degree in Nursing from a NLN or CCNE accredited program and Tennessee state-approved program, applies the nursing process to plan and manage the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to health care. team. Participates in finding solutions for variances from patient goals and ensures implementation of solutions. Furthers professional growth by engaging in 6- 10 hours of learning activities annually.

Key Functions and Expected Performances:
  • Practice adheres to specialty and organizational standards.
  • Addresses patient safety needs
  • Applies age specific/cultural considerations to care of patient.
  • Organizes and triages patient care - timely, accurate, and acuity determination.
  • Manages patient flow for maximum efficiency and notifies internal resources of changes
  • Appropriately communicates changes in patient condition.
  • Takes on additional clinical responsibilities and/or assists others.
  • Takes on additional clinical responsibilities and/or assists others.
  • Delegates to staff appropriately, with consideration for other team members' workload.
  • Patients and families are satisfied with the care this nurse has given.
  • Manages complex clinical situations.
  • Identifies discharge/transfer needs and initiates plan for movement to next level of care.
  • Uses internal & external referrals & resources that support patients/families through continuum of care.
  • Initiates change in plan for next level of care in unexpected, changing and complex situations.
  • Acts to resolve systems breakdowns, knowledge, and behavior issues that impact continuum of care needs.
  • Incorporates a variety of resources to teach and support patient and family learning
  • Individualizes patient/family education for complex patients/families
  • Led in development/revision/use of teaching tools/aids for specific population within the last year.
  • Identifies and takes action to resolve patient safety related problems and other clinical issues.
  • Identifies and takes action to resolve systems (operational/workarounds) problems.
  • Follows appropriate chain of command when problem solving.
  • Actively participates in team/group problem solving.
  • Uses interdisciplinary approach to lead others in problem solving projects and evaluates outcomes using data.
  • Positively supports change.
  • Is a consultant to manager (ex: clinical, proposed changes, dept enhancements).
  • Personal behavior positively influences environment and others (may include attendance, tardiness, team support).
  • Participates in rounds with HCT
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with patients, families, and other HCT members
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with staff and other HCT members.
  • Communicates positively and constructively in stressful situations.
  • Provides accurate and objective feedback in a respectful and professional manner while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Completes assigned evaluation tools within designated timeframe
  • Receives peer feedback in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Participates directly in and/or supports orientation of new staff.
  • Facilitates internal and/or external customer satisfaction.
  • Provide to manager evidence of self- educational activities within timeframe designated by manager. *Total # of contact hours, courses taken, articles read/hours spent in self education.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in developing and/or revising evidence based practice guidelines.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Leads in the development and/or revision of evidence based practice guidelines.
  • Participated in scholarly/professional activities in the past year

  • Basic Qualifications

    Job requires Graduate of an accredited discipline specific program and 1 year of experience or the equivalent. Urology and Outpatient experience strongly preferred.

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

    Registered Nurse

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    420 reviews
    Located in Nashville, Tenn., and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care,Vanderbilt University and Medical...