We Are Hiring:
Ascension Saint Thomas is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for our
Pulmonary unit at Saint Thomas West. As a Registered Nurse (RN) on
this unit, you will be a part of our new Caregiver program. With
the Caregiver program we are taking away the obstacles so that you,
the Registered Nurse (RN) can do what you do best, care for your
patients! Join our interdisciplinary team and see the difference a
team approach can make.
St Thomas West Hospital
Days. 24 hours a week.
What You Will Do:
This unit at Saint Thomas West is the TN Area's only dedicated
Pulmonary unit! Registered Nurses (RNs) will work alongside 2
Thoracic Surgeons as well as Pulmonologists, and Respiratory
Therapists. As a Pulmonary Registered Nurse (RN), you would
expect to care for acute and chronic pulmonary diseases such as
COPD & pneumonia as well as post-op thoracic surgeries. Skills
the Registered Nurse (RN) would expect to utilize on this unit are
antibiotic administration, chest tube management, pain
control, complex oxygenation needs and tracheostomy
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.
You Will Get:
What You Will Need:
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
Your own dedicated Patient Care Technician to work
Career Coach Specializing in Nursing
Licensure / Certification /
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date
- 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
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team:
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000
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
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical
or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other
legally protected status.
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