|Armen M., BSN, RN - MICU
Vanderbilt strives to provide our nurses with a gratifying environment, helping us to grow and succeed, while at the same time providing excellent care to patients and families.
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|Aderonke A., BSN, RN - Adult Cardiac Stepdown (7MCE)
Vanderbilt’s Nurse Residency Program caught my eye because I found out that the program is accredited with distinction as a practice transition program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission.
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|Kayla F., BSN, RN - VPH
A major influence on my decision to choose Vanderbilt is their magnet status and their participation in Shared Governance
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|Halle R., BSN, RN - Acute Care of the Elderly (7RW)
I love how Vanderbilt is made up of such a diverse group of employees from all over the world, with the common goal of caring for our patients.
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|Shante' A., BSN, RN - NICU
I chose Vanderbilt because it was my heart’s desire to work in a Level 4 NICU and at a premier research hospital.
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|Sim B., BSN, RN - 8 MCE/MICU
The Nurse Residency Program is not only for the first year, it’s also a way to get involved to help more new nurse residents through precepting and coaching.
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|Tarah S., BSN, RN - Adult Surgical Stepdown (9 North)
My career path at VUMC thus far has been incredibly unexpected, full of countless new emotions, obstacles, and challenges, but most of all incredibly rewarding.
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|Zeydi Z., BSN, RN - PCICU
As a Pediatric Cardiac ICU nurse, I am on the path that I chose to be and could not imagine it any other way.
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|Summer F., BSN, RN - Holding Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Radiology Recovery Care Unit
As a second-degree nurse, the Nurse Residency Program set me up for success to pursue my career goals!
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|Brett Y., BSN, RN, 8MCE/COVID Unit
I started in the Summer 2012 Nurse Residency Program and am passionate about Shared Governance and continuing my education to further my nursing career.
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The foundation for my nursing career was built at VUMC. I participated in the Vanderbilt Experience: Student Nurse Internship Program (VESNIP), became a Nurse Extern in the Medical/Surgical Float Pool, then transitioned into the Nurse Residency Program’s Behavioral Health Track. I am now an APN working with Homeless Health Services.
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|Rachel K, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC
Director, Nursing Education and Professional Development - VUAH
I earned my first degree in Art History. Shortly thereafter, I witnessed the birth of a baby which made me rethink my career goals. I returned to school to obtain my BSN then joined Vanderbilt as part of the newly developed VUMC Nurse Residency Program which launched in 2008.
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