Bellevue, Belle Meade, and Brentwood Walk-In Clinics
Requisition Number 1709615
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.
Vanderbilt's Walk-In Clinics in Belle Meade, Bellevue, and Brentwood are part of a growing number of clinics also located in Cools Springs, Franklin, and Spring Hill. These clinics provide high quality health care services in a location convenient for many. A board-certified Vanderbilt physician and nurse practitioners are always on site, and no appointments are necessary. We offer advanced services such as EKG, lab and X-rays, with immediate results. The Vanderbilt Walk-In Clinic saves patients' time and possibly a trip to the Emergency Room. The clinics take care of common illnesses and minor injuries, including allergies, infections, sore throats and stomach bugs. Screening, testing and preventative services available include breathing treatments, drug screenings, EKGs, lab testing, pregnancy testing, TB skin testing, vaccinations, and X-rays. Physicals needed for adoptions, camps, or sports, the Department of Transportation and pre-employment are also offered.
In your role as an LPN in the Vanderbilt Walk-In Clinic, you will work alongside the providers including physicians and nurse practitioners. You will greet and room patients, answer messages, refill scripts, draw blood, take vital signs, read EKG's, and generally support the clinical practice. You could also provide point of care testing, ear irrigations, IV therapy, sutures, and treat lacerations. Many of our LPNs tell us they enjoy this position in our Walk-In Clinics because of the variety of skills they use which provides them with the opportunity to stay sharp and up-to-date.
Shifts for this position:
Typically the LPN will work two 12-hour shifts per week and one six hour shift M-F. The ability to work every other weekend on Saturday and Sunday is required.
Graduate of an approved LPN program
A minimum of 6 months of experience working as a licensed LPN
Active state license for practical nursing
Preferred: Previous clinic experience desired, but not required.
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.