Location: Nashville, Tennessee
VHCS Clinical - Private Duty
LPN2 - Part Time
Vanderbilt Home Care Services
Works in collaboration with the RN or a licensed healthcare team member to provide direct care to patients, both pediatric and adult in the home setting.
In the Private Duty, LPN2, Part Time position, you will travel to the patient's home and remain in their home to provide the prescribed care throughout your shift. Majority of Private Duty patients are pediatric.
24 hours per week
Vanderbilt Home Care is part of one of the country's most respected medical centers. We provide in-home care for patients with chronic conditions.
Imagine being able to take a more personal approach to nursing -- focusing on just one patient at a time. It's possible as a private duty professional with Vanderbilt Home Care.
The majority of our private duty patients are infants or children, so we look for nurses who have a strong desire to work with a pediatric population.
Bringing Vanderbilt Care into Your Home Since 1985
Vanderbilt Home Care provides caregivers in the patient's own environment under the direction of the patient's physician. When you or your loved one receives care from Vanderbilt Home Care, you are in the hands of highly skilled, compassionate individuals. We take pride in our work and feel privileged to be part of one of the country's most respected medical centers.
Our Mission and Values:
Our mission is to provide excellence in home care with the high standards that we would expect for our own family and loved ones. Our values include:
*Support for community based home services through excellence in clinical practice and education
*Patient safety and quality
*Strong interdisciplinary collaboration, communication and partnership
*Evidenced based practice and clinical expertise
*Technology enhanced innovation
The Home Health Quality team is a small task oriented team which consists of a quality educator, a quality data analyst, and quality reviewer. They work closely together with clinical managers to provide meaningful data on home health patient population and clinician best practices.
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.
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
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES* Collaborates with patients/families and health care providers in the delivery of health care services* Partners with the healthcare team by following established plan of care to ensure patient progress for effective outcomes* Support plans 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* Navigates intense medical scenarios with autonomy, under the direction of the supervising RN while maintaining compliance with the physician ordered plan of care* Administer intravenous fluids and perform sterile procedures* Recognize and respond to clinical situations appropriately and timely to prevent patient decompensation and injury* Identify and assess patient needs and clinical changes, accurately reporting assessment findings in a timely manner to Supervising RN and physicianTECHNICAL CAPABILITIES* Clinical Competency (Intermediate): Demonstrates mastery of nursing interventions (such as wound care, point of care testing, vitals signs, etc.) in practical applications of a difficult nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering vital sign services without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate by setting the example, giving technical instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job. * LPN Patient Education (Intermediate): "Role models patient education in practical applications of a difficult nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering health education services without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate peers by setting the example, giving technical instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job. "* LPN Care Planning (Intermediate): Participates in the development of the plan of care in consultation with the licensed healthcare team. Demonstrates ability to forecast resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for a single functional area. Merges diverse points of view into a coalition with shared goals and objectives. Plans for and anticipates events outside of immediate responsibility. Anticipates problems and obstacles before they arise. Able to absorb changes to major assignments while maintaining a high level of performance. Competently handles multiple assignments and projects simultaneously. Sets priorities with a proper sense of urgency and importance. * Clinical Patient Documentation (Intermediate): Role models patient documentation in practical applications of a complex nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering patient documentation services without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate peers by setting the example, giving technical instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job. Contributes to the nursing assessment by collecting, reporting, and recording objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner.
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.
As a Vanderbilt University Medical Center employee, you make a difference to our patients and their families by bringing compassion and care to those in need of hope and healing. Please see our current employee benefits offered:
- Affordable High Quality Health Plan Options
- Dental and /or vision plan
- 403 (b) retirement plan
- Paid Time off (flex PTO)
- Tuition Reimbursement and adoption assistance (maximums applied)
- Short-Long term disability
- Subsidized backup childcare
- And many more... Ask us about our current inpatient nursing supplemental Pay Program!
Achieve the Remarkable:
Learn more about VUMC Nursing:
* Organizational Impact: Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact team's performance with occasional guidance. * Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems. * Breadth of Knowledge: Applies knowledge of standards, established processes and procedure that apply to your own job. * Team Interaction: Provides guidance to entry level co-workers.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues : Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues' priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas.- Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner. Delivering Excellent Services: - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service.- Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns in a timely manner. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department. Managing Resources Effectively : - Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error. Fostering Innovation : - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them. - Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action. - Adapts to Change: Embraces changes by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.
LIC-Licensed Practical Nurse - Tennessee
Relevant Work Experience
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program (Required)
For a copy of the physical requirements of this position to determine if you can perform the duties with or without an accommodation or to request an accommodation, please contact VUMC Employee Relations at 615-343-4759 or email@example.com.