Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Licensed Practical Nurse Transition to Practice Program is designed to support new LPNs as they transition from the student role to the role of a competently practicing nurse. The year-long program focuses on development of clinical, patient safety, and communication skills, as well as other competencies essential to successful LPN practice. Development is supported through both classroom and clinical experiences along with ongoing coaching and support.
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The objectives of the LPN Transition to Practice Program are:
How to Apply:
Apply at Nursing Careers at Vanderbilt; use keyword search "GPN."
LPNs work in outpatient clinics at various Vanderbilt University Medical Center locations. Participants in this program are full time, paid employees and eligible to receive benefits as well as time off accrued through Vanderbilt's Paid Time Off (PTO) program.
Candidates will interview and be hired into the adult or pediatric float pools or to a specific clinic.
Who is eligible for the LPN Transition to Practice Program:
What happens after the LPN Transition to Practice Program?
Vanderbilt is a great place to further develop your skills and knowledge and continue to be part of a team that delivers excellent care to our patients and families.
Our goal is for our staff to be lifelong learners who will have a long and successful career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Questions? Please email:
For additional information please contact:
Karon Killian, MSN, RN-BC
Program Lead, LPN Transition to Practice Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Office Phone: 615/875-3114