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RN Monitor Tech - Hospital at Home

Job Number: 2104212
Category: Registered Nurse
Organization: Medicine O/P Admin # 2 303865
Location: TN-Nashville-Medical Arts

JOB SUMMARY:

The RN Monitor Tech, Full Time, Night Shift, with the new Hospital at Home Department 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.

Your Role:

The RNs will be located in a "command center" monitoring telemonitoring screens tracking Vanderbilt Hospital at Home patients and communicating directly with patients/caregivers, field nurses and other care team members as needed.

SIGN ON BONUS: This position offers a $10,000 sign on bonus for new to Vanderbilt, full time hires. Paid out in three increments. (Former Vanderbilt employees must be separated from Vanderbilt at least two years to qualify for the sign on bonus.)

Hospital at Home Department

The newly developed Hospital at Home department focuses on providing hospital acute care in the home environment. Patients will be evaluated in the hospital setting and admitted to services, but deemed appropriate to be cared for in the home.

Position Shift:

  • 36 hour work week
  • 12 hour shifts
  • 7pm to 7am -Night Shift
  • Orientation will be extensive and include a preceptor
  • Expect some weekend hours

Discover Vanderbilt University 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.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

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.

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