We Are Hiring Title : RN-Pulmonary-Registered Nurse City, State:
Nashville, TN Location: St Thomas West Hospital Department:
Pulmonary 7D Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day Why Join
Ascension? Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health
care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension
(http://www.ascension.org/) , the largest non-profit health system
in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system.
We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to
all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those
What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:
Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each
day. Its an environment that nurtures relationships, connects
talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and
influences the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while
offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team. Professional
Development: By supporting our associates and their professional
development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide
to the community. Through this development, our associates find new
opportunities for career advancement.
Compensation/Benefits: Ascension Saint Thomas provides a
competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of
flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through
generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the
Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company
with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized
care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new
solutions to help overcome some of healthcares toughest
About Saint Thomas West:
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program Truven Top 50
Cardiovascular Hospital Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive
years Kidney Transplant Program Robust Robotic Surgical Program New
14 bed ICU in development in a 100+ ICU bed hospital What You Will
Do This unit at Saint Thomas West is the TN Area's only
dedicated Pulmonary unit! You will work alongside 2 Thoracic
Surgeons as well as Pulmonologists, and Respiratory Therapists. As
a Pulmonary RN you would expect to care for acute and chronic
pulmonary diseases such as COPD & pneumonia as well as
post-op thoracic surgeries. Skills you would expect to utilize on
this unit are antibiotic administration, chest tube management,
pain control, complex oxygenation needs and tracheostomy care.
* Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning
needs with members of the healthcare team. * Implements and
monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates
patient condition as appropriate. * Serves as a primary coordinator
of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. * Notes and
carries out physician and nursing orders.
What You Will Get:
* Opportunity for advancement- All the leaders on this unit
formerly worked on the unit. * One on One Education from a Unit
Dedicated NP * Opportunity to learn Critical Care Nursing skills *
What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
* Required Credential(s):
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. * One or
more of the following:
* Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee
Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state
license recognition "Compact State" obtained
prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
* One year of hospital experience is preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity Saint Thomas Health Services
complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting
discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of
citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and
ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status. No question or item
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information to be used for such discrimination. Information
obtained through this application will be used solely to determine
qualifications and suitability for employment. This application
will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.
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individuals who have applied for a position using our official
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