Registered Nurse II - Psychiatric Assessment Services Department
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital is accepting applications for a RN - Psychiatric Assessment Services (PAS). This is a full time (36 hours) position working night shift (7p-7a) three days a week which may include every other weekend within our 108-bed hospital. Further information about working hours will be discussed during the interview.
In this role, you will have an opportunity to apply the nursing process to plan and manage the care of psychiatric 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 10 hours of learning activities annually.
This position is located at our Psychiatric Hospital in our Psychiatric Assessment Services department. In this role you will assess and work with other health care professionals with conducting the initial and follow-up mental health evaluation(s). You will interact frequently with family members and with other healthcare professionals. Candidates with psychiatric and/or emergency nursing experience are strongly preferred.
Graduate of an accredited/approved RN program. BSN preferred.
Six months of RN experience required, 1-3 years preferred
Prior Psychiatric RN experience is preferred.
Experience in ED or Critical Care environment is a plus
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.
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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.
* Registered Nurses who have at least six months of RN experience may be eligible for the sign-on bonus for certain departments.
* Registered Nurses who have less than 2 years of experience are eligible for a $5k sign-on bonus.
* Registered Nurses who have more than 2 years of experience are eligible for a $10k sign-on bonus.
* The sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past two years.
Referral Bonus Eligibility Requirements: Please contact Human Resources for Eligibility Requirements.
Internal Number: 2000151
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.