Vanderbilt University Medical Center Registered Nurse CC - Interventional Pain Clinic in Nashville, Tennessee
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Interventional Pain Nursing
Applies the nursing process to plan and manage the care of complex patients in a comprehensive manner. Assists in developing and meeting key Pillar outcomes and system improvement goals including financial, satisfaction, and clinical as the nursing component of the case management triad model. Facilitates appropriate follow up care and/or refers patients (within the designated patient population) to the appropriate next level or site of care. Serves in an advocacy role on behalf of patients, families, and caregivers to ensure safe, equitable healthcare provision. Ensures evidence-based care and continuously monitors patient outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according 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 Education (Advanced): Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in applying patient education in challenging and complex situations. Takes a lead role in complex situations when there is a need to achieve results. Consistently delivers patient education services in a creative and imaginative manner while setting a standard for others. Actively participates in outside professional organizations and forums. Contributes in the development of patient education best practices for the organization. • Care Planning (Advanced): Demonstrates ability to anticipate and plan for complex resource needs, identify discrete tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work. Leads members of the health care team to identify desired outcomes. Identifies relevant stakeholders and gains their commitment. Anticipates problems and obstacles before they arise. Able to adapt to changes to assignments while maintaining a high level of performance. Sets priorities with a proper sense of urgency and importance. Develops creative ideas and takes innovative action to achieve planned goals and objectives. Possesses expert knowledge, training, and experience to role model and coach less experienced peers. • Nursing Patient Assessment & Evaluation (Advanced): Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in patient assessment and evaluations in challenging and complex situations. Conducts primary care patient interviews and physical examination. Often takes a lead role in complex patient care situations. Possesses expert knowledge, training and experience to mentor less experienced peers. • Evidence-Based Practice (Advanced): Recognizes, Implements, and evaluates practice changes based on published research. Demonstrates expertise in applying evidence-based practices to challenging and complex situations.
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.
As a Vanderbilt University Medical Center employee, you make a difference to our patients and their families by bringing compassion and care to those in need of hope and healing. Please see our current employee benefits offered:
Affordable High Quality Health Plan Options
Dental and /or vision plan
403 (b) retirement plan
Paid Time off (flex PTO)
Tuition Reimbursement and adoption assistance (maximums applied)
Short-Long term disability
Subsidized backup childcare
And many more... Ask us about our current inpatient nursing supplemental Pay Program!
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Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance. Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment. Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area. Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues:- Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy, and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance e and gain knowledge in new areas.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.- Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences. Delivering Excellent Services:- Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.- Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.- Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring. Managing Resources Effectively: - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.- Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.- Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities. Fostering Innovation:- Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.- Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.- Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.
LIC-Registered Nurse - Licensure-Others
Relevant Work Experience
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program
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