Vanderbilt Nursing

Vanderbilt Burn Center

Burn Manager


My name is Lindsay Miller, MSN, RN, CCRN.  I am the Nurse Manager of the Vanderbilt Burn Center located on 11 South of Vanderbilt University Hospital.  The Vanderbilt Burn Center offers world-class care to burn patients of all ages.  Our team is committed to the burn population by providing both physical and emotional support for patients and their families from the acute phase of care through discharge and beyond.  Our team of staff members are welcoming, fun, team oriented, and committed to the care provided to our patients.

To work in the Vanderbilt Burn Center, our staff need to be outgoing, eager to learn, enthusiastic, and have the ability to manage the complexities of each patient in an intense unit while working as a team, sharing knowledge, and maintaining patient confidentiality. 

Lindsay Miller, MSN, RN, CCRN
Vanderbilt Burn Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Unit Highlights:

Focus of Care Patient Demographic Number of Beds           Certifications of Our Nursing Staff
Burn Injuries Pediatric to Adult 23: 8 are dedicated to intensive care. The remaining 15 can be used for either acute care or intensive care.
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • BLS
  • CCRN strongly encouraged

About Us:

Our unit specializes in caring for a diverse patient population with complex issues in a designated Level 1 burn center that cares for patients from over a 600 mile radius.  We care for burn patients of all ages and can also accommodate trauma patients.

Our team has a passionate desire to return each patient back to the life they knew prior to their injuries.  The healing process for burn injuries is long and requires ongoing care and support from our team, the patient’s family, and the patient’s own drive to heal. Our goal is to follow each patient as they move from the ICU, to Stepdown, to the clinic as an outpatient, and care for them throughout this entire process of healing.  We really have to work as a team to do our best for each patient.
Burn Nurse

A few of the procedures a nurse may perform during a typical shift include IV insertion, drawing blood, 

in and out catheterization, hydrotherapy (wound care), assisting with chest tube, central line, 

and arterial line placement, using rotoprone beds, and performing CRRT (after class completion).  Like any critical care unit, we stay very busy with each case requiring a unique and customized path of treatment.

We pride ourselves on our teamwork, success with patient outcomes, extensive wound care knowledge, and our ability to follow and care for patients throughout their entire healing process.

“I love working on the Burn Unit.  The teamwork is the best I have ever seen, and our patients become like family.  It is an amazing place to work.”
Stephanie, BSN, RN

Awards and Recognitions:
We frequently have patients return to the unit to visit the Burn Team and thank them for the care that was received and for the opportunity to continue life.


Virtual TourTake a Virtual Tour of the Vanderbilt Burn Center    Visit our websiteVisit our Website

Recruitment Information:


Click to ApplyIf you are interested in applying to this unit, please visit Work at Vanderbilt: Achieve the Remarkable for current open positions.

                 Try using these keywords as searches to locate a position in the Vanderbilt Burn Center:
                 burn, critical care, 11 South, trauma
Nurse Residency ProgramThis unit/area is a part of the Burn Track in the Nurse Residency Program.  
If you are a new grad, please visit our Nurse Residency Program section for more information.


BackOur Patient Care Areas


To update information on this page, please email sherri.stringfellow@vanderbilt.edu

This page was last updated November 12, 2015 and is maintained by