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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sitter in Lebanon, Tennessee

Sitter - 2111679

Job : Clinical Support

Primary Location : TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)

Organization : VWCH Float Pool 214066

Shift: : 7am - 7pm

Description

Sitter/ Patient Transport

Wilson County Hospital

Days

Role Summary:

Assists the nursing staff and patients with basic care needs, implementing orders, and evaluating care for various patients within the facility. Reports directly to the Charge Nurse and Clinical Director of the unit. This position works in conjunction with other members of nursing service, ancillary services, physicians, patients, and families. It collaborates with various members of the healthcare team to ensure quality of care across the continuum. Requires the ability to be self-directed and quality focused. Interpersonal communication skills are a necessary function of this position. Will cross-train as a patient care technician.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates adequate skills in all forms of communication. Works well with others in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation. Exhibits specific attitudes, sense of ownership, and ensures departmental commitment to service excellence.

  • Adheres to established standards, policies and procedures, and protocols. Supports the mission and vision of the facility.

  • Maintains education and development appropriate for position.

  • Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols within the appropriate time frame.

  • Performs specific job functions at an acceptable level.

  • Performs specific management/supervisory skills at an acceptable level.

  • Performs mutually agreed upon goals and objectives based on strategic initiatives.

  • Identifies and communicates safety concerns to the unit staff in the appropriate time frame per protocol.

Department Summary:

1-West is a 17- bed unit. This department is a New Medical Surgery Unit which opened June 1, 2020. Patient population -COVID and Rule out patients. Self-Scheduling is available. Nurse Assistants-Cross train as Unit Clerk. Requires BLS and works every other weekend.

Position Shift:

  • 7am-7pm

Click here to view how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrated the difference they make each and every day: Celebrate 2019

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 Wilson County Hospital:

For more than 40 years, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare – Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and outpatient medical services in Wilson County. Known for comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.

Recognition Awards for Quality

  • Joint Commission certified in total Hip and Knee Replacement

  • The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center

  • American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center

  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center

  • American College of Radiology Accreditations – Mammography and Ultrasound

  • Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Click here for more information: www.VanderbiltWilsonCountyHospital.com

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 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

  • Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

  • Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

  • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

  • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

  • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 year relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • BLS within 90 days of hire

Additional Qualification Information:

  • CPI within 6 months of hire

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

  • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

Sensory

Environmental Conditions

Req ID: 2111679

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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