Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision Unit (CDU)
Posted on: June 16, 2019
We Are Hiring
Title:Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision Unit (CDU)
City, State: Nashville,TN
Location: St Thomas Midtown Hospital
Department: Observation Unit 001
Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly
Why Join Ascension?
If you're looking for a career where you can put your skills and
experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your
goals for the future, join our team.
Why Saint Thomas Midtown:
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, founded in 1918, is the largest
not-for-profit community hospital in Middle Tennessee, licensed for
683 acute and rehab care beds. Our main campus covers nearly 2
million square feet and spans more than six city blocks, or 38
What Saint Thomas Midtown has to offer:
--- Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go
each day. It's 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: Saint Thomas Health 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 Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions
to help overcome some of healthcare's toughest challenges.
What You Will Do
As a Registered Nurse in the CDU at Saint Thomas Midtown, you will
provide direct nursing care for patients with medical conditions.
This unit provides an exciting opportunity for RN's who are
flexible, energetic, compassionate, and looking for new challenges
in a supportive environment.
- Care for patients who need care to determine if they will
require further inpatient treatment or if they will be discharged
from the hospital
- Evaluate, revise, implement, and monitor patient care
- Oversee the care of a variety of patients within this setting,
including chest pain, asthma, trans ischemic attacks, congestive
heart failure, and hyperglycemic patients
- Treat wounds and provide advanced life support.
- Observe and record patient vital signs.
- Ensure that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical
equipment function properly.
- Inform and educate the patient of ongoing medical
- Assess and coordinate patient's discharge plans with members of
the healthcare team. Qualifications
- 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. Education:
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
- 1 year of bedside nursing experience preferred. Equal
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
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to secure information to be used for such discrimination.
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to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This
application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of
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