Locatedin Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals whocome to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a placewhere your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
As an InpatientMedicine unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center, we are dedicated to our patients byproviding quality care with attention to clinical expertise, evidence-basedpractice, patient safety and positive outcomes. We utilize aninterdisciplinary team approach along the continuum of care in an effort toprovide balance for the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs forevery patient and their family. Our interdisciplinary team consists ofphysicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists,dieticians, nursing leadership, and educators. We make a difference!
As Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues togrow, we are launching a new unit for our Adult Hospital.The new unit will be located on the 8thfloor of Medical Center East.We carefor adults and geriatric patients.Services include, but are not limited to care of adult patients with avariety of medical diagnoses of the pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system,renal system, endocrine system, infectious diseases, circulatory system,neurological system, dermatological disorders, and rheumatologic disorders.
37-bed unit comprised of 7 Observation and 30 Medicine and/or Cardiac Medicine Step-down beds to become the largest unit in the adult hospital.
Patient to Nurse Ratio is 4:1.
Bariatric capable lifts in every room.
Supports thedelivery of patient care by providing clerical and receptionist services topatients, families, visitors, staff, physicians, departments that supportpatient care, and all other customers of a Patient Care Unit with regularguidance.Facilitates efficientworkflow, supports appropriate use of technology, and fosters effectivecommunication.For more informationregarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job,please click here.
Â·Full-time, Day Shift
Because we arecommitted to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we areproud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatricclinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â·Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitalsin the US
Â·Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 GreatestHospitals in America"
Â·The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in HospitalSafety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health: among thetop 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â·American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 facultymembers elected fellows in 2014
Â·Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are theonly group honored in Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiestemployer
Â·American Hospital Association: among the 100"Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.