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RN - Registered Nurse - Surgery Preadmission/POMC - Total Joints/Ortho

Company: Ascension
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: RN - Registered Nurse - Surgery Preadmission/POMC - Total Joints/Ortho

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas Midtown Hospital

Department:  Total Joints/Orthopedics

Additional Job Details:  PRN, Day Shift, 0700-1630, M-F, 2-3 days per week, no weekends or holidays

What Saint Thomas 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.
  • 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:

Communicate with patients prior to scheduled surgery to ensure that required patient education and clinical assessment are accomplished.




  • Conduct an in-depth interview with patient to ensure full understanding of the surgical procedure, required preparation, and all other relevant information.
  • Review patient s medical history and medications, assess health status, and identifies any medical anomalies that may impact planned surgery.
  • Initiate consultation with other physicians and/or orders additional pre-operative testing, as needed.
  • Provide counsel to patient or patients representative regarding timing, transportation before and after surgery, and planning for in-patient stay as needed.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:


  • Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • BLS Provider preferred.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

Nursing Floor Experience Required 
ICU or PACU Experience a plus

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 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 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, 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:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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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