Care Partner (Nursing Assistant) Cardiac Transplant Stepdown 5K Signing Bonus
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2006640
The Care Partner assists with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
There is a $5,000 sign on bonus for eligible new full time hires. Rehires who have worked for VUMC in a full-time job in the past year would not be eligible for the signing bonus. PRN and all rehires are eligible for the signing bonus after the 1 year waiting period
On the the VAD & Heart Transplant Unit, a typical shift would include working with a dedicated team to care for adult patients who require ventricular assist devices (VADs), heart transplants, total artificial hearts, pre- and post-coronary artery bypass and valve surgeries, advanced heart failure, chest pain, arrhythmia, and pre- and post-procedure patients.
The VAD and Transplant Unit at Vanderbilt is located on the 7th Floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital, known as 7 Medical Center East (MCE).
The environment on our unit is a friendly, focused on teamwork, and flexible to accommodate our patient's needs.
Full-Time; Days; 7a-7p; 36 hours per week 3 12-hour shifts
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