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Nurse Practitioner, PRN - Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital
Hiring for Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital and Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital locations!
Vanderbilt is an amazing place to be, and our Faculty Physicians, Advance Practice Providers, and Nurses are an amazing group of talented, caring individuals who love what they do and care for each other. Come and join our amazing team!
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) - PRN within the acute care hospital setting works in collaboration with, and is an integral member of, a multidisciplinary health care team. The NP functions primarily as a hospitalist in the Emergency Department setting, managing the care of acute/complex chronically ill patients. The NP typically is on an interdisciplinary team providing patient care from triage to discharge. The NP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice/education and provides an environment of safe quality care. The NP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical/technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professional communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and is responsible for professional development and competency validation.
Department/Unit Summary :
VUMC's Department of Emergency Medicine is a leader in clinical care, education and research. The Department has over 50 staff and 100 faculty across seven divisions: airway management; emergency medicine services; global emergency medicine; medical photography; emergency medicine research; simulation; and ultrasound. As the only adult and pediatric Level 1 trauma center in Central Tennessee, VUMC's combined emergency departments see over 135,000 patients annually, approximately 20,000 of which are seen at the Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital Emergency Department . The Department of Emergency Medicine physicians currently provide services at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, the Emergency Department of the Nashville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH), and effective, July 1, 2022 the Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton and Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospitals.
The department is ranked in the top ten nationally by NIH funding. With an extensive research infrastructure, the department is a leader in designing innovative department-based research and garners high accolades in both its industry and federally funded studies. Faculty and researchers in the department produce numerous peer-reviewed publications and are well regarded by their peers nationally and globally. Recently, in partnership with the Institute for Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the Center for Health Services Research, the Department established a Center for Emergency Care Research and Innovation (CERI) to help determine the best care for patients who experience trauma or require emergency services even before going to a hospital. CERI's goal is to provide the infrastructure and resources to further develop collaborations of clinical investigators and to recruit and to mentor junior and mid-career investigators and research staff. CERI is expanding existing collaborations between and among investigators in the Divisions of Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Surgical Critical Care; Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care; as well as other divisions in the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, Biostatistics and Health Policy. Education is a priority for the department. There currently are 39 residents in this highly regarded and sought-after program. Much of the residency program's stellar reputation rests on the efforts of faculty members and upper-level residents who view excellent teaching as a core component of their responsibilities. The fourth-year medical student rotation is the highest rated required clinical rotation in the medical school. Currently, the Department offers fellowships in emergency medicine services and event medicine; ultrasound; simulation; global emergency medicine; sports medicine; and emergency medicine education.
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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.
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.
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