I’m Murecka Wallace, BSN, RN. I am the interim manager of the Neurology/Neurosurgery unit located on 6 North of Vanderbilt University Hospital.
To work in the Neurology/Neurosurgery unit, our nurses need to be able to perform neurological assessments, provide patient education, and manage complex patient family situations.
Murecka Wallace, BSN, RN
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
|Neuroscience||Adults (18 and older)||30||No specific certifications required|
Our unit specializes in caring for the Neuroscience patient population which includes patients with closed and open head injuries, epilepsy, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Meningitis, and stroke. Our patients come from all over Tennessee and from around the Southeastern region of the United States to seek treatment.
Our patient focus is safe, quality care. We monitor the neurological status of our patients, and assist patients in returning to their optimal level of health.
A typical shift for our nurses includes performing pain assessments, neurological assessments, inspecting surgical incisions, providing patients with education on medications and the disease process, visual and technical monitoring of epilepsy patients, and providing support to patient families.
We pride ourselves on our patient satisfaction, team spirit, and safe, quality care.
Awards and Recognitions:
Patient Satisfaction Five Star Award
If you are interested in applying to Neurology/Neuroscience, please visit Work at Vanderbilt to see if there are currently any open positions.
Try using these keywords as searches to locate a position in Neurology/Neuroscience:
neuroscience, neurology, neurosurgery
This unit/area is a part of the Adult Surgical Track in the Nurse Residency Program.
If you are a new grad, please visit our Nurse Residency Program section for more information.
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