Registered Nurse 2 CC Clinic - Hemophilia and Benign Hematology
Nashville, TN
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JOB CODE INFORMATION:

  • Title: Registered Nurse 2 CC
  • Job Code: 6658
  • Job Stream Description: Professional
  • Title: Registered Nurse 2 CC
  • Job Code: 6658
  • Job Stream Description: Professional
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  • One of 47 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and the only one in Tennessee that conducts research and cares for adults and children with cancer.
  • Member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a non-profit alliance of 27 of the world's leading cancer centers who have come together to improve care for cancer patients everywhere.
  • Ranked #1 Cancer Center in Tennessee and 33rd in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Nearly 300 researchers and physician-scientists in eight research programs.
  • A comprehensive team of more than 100 physicians with the depth and breadth of experience to design a treatment plan customized to every patient.
  • In addition to the Henry Joyce Clinic at The Vanderbilt Clinic, convenient community locations are located at One Hundred Oaks, Cool Springs, Franklin, Spring Hills, Springfield and Clarksville - with additional locations coming soon.
  • A wide spectrum of services support patients individual needs from diagnosis through survivorship, including education, prevention, screening, diagnosis, wellness services, hereditary cancer consultation, treatment, palliative care and survivorship.
  • Enhancing cancer care in the region through affiliate relationships with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Maury Regional Medical Center, NorthCrest Medical Center, and Williamson Medical Center.
  • Currently we are 7th in competitively awarded NCI grant funding with over $65 million; a total research base of over $155 million in research funding from public and private sources.
  • Privileged to serve more than 6,252 new cancer patients and deliver care for more than 151,000 outpatient visits each year.
  • At the forefront of promising new therapies, with access to over 150 clinical trials at any given time.
  • Nationwide leaders in cancer survivorship, with one of the only centers in the country with a comprehensive program for cancer survivors regardless of age, type of cancer or where they received their oncology treatment.
Developed www.mycancergenome.org, an award-winning online resource for genetically informed cancer information, which has received visitors from over 200

JOB SUMMARY:
Applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the 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 ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate patients in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Conducts primary care patient interviews and physical examinations. Demonstrates sufficient acumen to recognize problems, ask questions and to contact the patient's primary care provider and other members of the healthcare team. Has experience in gathering pertinent clinical data that aid in referral, treatment, or other primary care pathways.

CARE PLANNING (NOVICE):- Demonstrates ability to anticipate resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work within areas of direct responsibility. Competently handles multiple assignments often simultaneously by prioritizing work into manageable and measurable units. Ability to adapt to changes to patient care and area needs with minimal disruption and loss of productivity. Follows up to assure problems and issues are resolved.

NURSING PATIENT EDUCATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency in providing patient education in practical applications of moderate difficulty.

EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully search for evidence to answer clinical questions. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • 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:
Job Type Full-time