Res This position coordinates / directs the provision of patient care by the staff on a 24-hour basis and involves delivery of nursing care based upon nursing process and supervisor and coordination of nursing personnel activities according to hospital policies and procedures. Is available to assist staff, Unit Director and leadership in all care aspects.
Continuously coordinates the provision of patient care and assignment of care.
Continuously ensures the Director is aware of activities on an ongoing basis.
Continuously assists the Director by communicating and addressing staff performance behaviors and completing staff evaluations.
Continuously acts as a resource for nursing staff, physicians, patients and families.
Continuously participates in Case Management, Quality Assurance Monitoring, and Quality Improvement efforts.
Performs other related work as required.
Philosophy consistent with the hospital's policies, confidentiality, privacy and corporate compliance programs including federal and state laws.
Philosophy consistent with the hospital's mission to deliver high quality and compassionate health care services to our patients, physicians and communities we serve, focusing on customer service.
Ability to effectively communicate with staff, patients, physicians and other community agencies; provides accurate and complete handoff communication to any health care provider according to policy.
Ability to utilize the nursing process.
Ability to manage time effectively.
Ability to function with a high stress tolerance and demonstrates a professional behavior with a positive outlook during peak periods of activity and stressful situations.
Ability to lead people, resolve conflicts effectively and be an effective decision maker.
Ability to utilize listening skills to engender staff self-confidence.
Knowledge and implementation of standardized PPE regarding the prevention and transmission of infectious disease/isolation process
Skillful in personal management, including performance appraisals, coaching, disciplinary actions and labor relations interface.
Maintains licensure and required certification and annual education requirements
Other duties as assigned.
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Vanderbilt Tullahoma Harton County Hospital:
Our 135-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and features an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital has served Tullahoma, Coffee County, and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. With more than 100 doctors and 500 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, offering a comprehensive range of services in a modern, patient-friendly environment
Our goal is to create an exceptional experience for our patients and their families: keeping them safe, delivering evidence-based medicine, and treating them with kindness and respect.
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.
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 t...he 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.