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Registered Nurse (RN)- Charge - Labor & Delivery - Nights

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Ascension Saint Thomas is hiring a Charge RN for our Labor and Delivery unit at Saint Thomas Midtown. This is a large, fast paced Labor and Delivery Unit. We have 23 labor beds, a birthing center with 3 birthing suites, 19 Antepartum beds, and an OBED with 11 triage bays. This is your opportunity to join Nashville's largest obstetrics program.Location: -Nashville, TNFacility: - St Thomas Midtown Hospital -Shift: Full Time, Night What You Will Do: Coordinate unit staffing and provide leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned area.

  • Assign, direct, educate and monitor nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contribute to or perform performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of patient care and identify any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Respond to complaint about patient care and manage through established channels.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.
  • Assess and coordinate discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team. Evaluate learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education.
  • Assess the physical and psychological status of patients, provide interventions/treatments and evaluate effectiveness of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.
  • Monitor patient flow in and out of the unit, delegate patient care assignments according to skill level of caregiver and acuity of patient. Assure patient load is equally distributed to ensure quality patient care and appropriate use of staff. Ensure staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care. All other duties as assigned.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement:
    • Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.
    • Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.
    • Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.
    • Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.
    • Creativity - Courageous Innovation.
    • Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
      • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
      • BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
      • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
      • Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
      • One or more of the following required:
        • 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.
        • AHA - Healthcare Provider CPR requiredEducation:
          • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.Work Experience:
            • 1 year of experience required. Additional Preferences: Must have prior Labor and Delivery RN experience. Why Join Our Team: As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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