Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's)


Position Summary
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports the registered nurse or licensed physician or dentist, as well as the overall health-care team, in providing patient care. The LPN works in close collaboration with the team to evaluate the patient's plan of care and progress toward goal attainment. All patient-care activities are undertaken with the delegation/supervision of a licensed professional.
Types of Positions Available
LPN's at Vanderbilt are employed primarily in outpatient or procedural areas.

VUMC offers an LPN Transition to Practice Program for recently graduated LPN's. 

Professional Practice for current VUMC LPN's

Education Requirements
Graduate of an accredited discipline-specific program.
Job Experience Requirements
Required time in field previous to employment will vary, depending on the position.
Licensure Requirements
Licensed Practical Nurse - TN License
Areas Available to Work
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Weekends and Holidays
Must work 30 hours per week to qualify for full-time benefits.
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2525 West End Avenue, 2nd Floor
7:30am - 5:30pm
Monday - Friday
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Helpful Links
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Preceptor Program
Vanderbilt Nursing Practice Program (VPNPP)
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