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RN Registered Nurse - Critical Care Unit

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

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: RN Registered Nurse – ICU

Bonus: Up to $10,000

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas West Hospital

Department:   Critical Care Unit – Neuro – CVICU - SICU

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, 36 Hours Weekly

Additional Information: open heart, cardiovascular, strokes, advanced therapy, low ratios, high acuity, LVAD, ECMO, transplants, fresh hearts, CABG

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Long term / Short Term disability
  • Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Tuition Assistance after 6 months employment
  • 403b with company match
  • Paid vacation time off
  • Faith based work environment
  • Legal services and much more!

 

Why Saint Thomas West:

 

For over one hundred years, Saint Thomas West Hospital has been devoted to physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Our mission is to serve all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable, while improving the health of individuals and communities. Our 541 acute beds serve over 21,000 patients from across the Southeast every year. One of the top 50 cardiac hospitals in the country, Saint Thomas West provides excellence in clinical care to cardiac patients with a broad spectrum of diagnoses.

 

What Saint Thomas West 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 workplace.
  • 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 newly expanded ICU at Saint Thomas West, you will provide direct nursing care for patients with life-threatening 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.

  • Highest Acuity of all Saint Thomas Hospitals
  • Offer Care for Heart Transplants, ECMO, VADs, IABPs, CRRT, RotoProne, Impella, IVHT
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center- care for complicated Neuro patients
  • Evaluate, revise, implement, and monitor patient care plans.
  • 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 developments.
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge plans with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provide regular status updates to patients and their families to ensure they can make informed decisions regarding future treatment.
  • Administer intravenous fluids and medications.
  • Respond to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  • Registered Nurse’s with VAD or ECMO experience includes an additional shift differential between $3.00-$5.00/hr when caring for this population of patients
  • Provide quality care for some of the highest acuity patients in Tennessee
  • You will do all of this while contributing 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.

 

If you are 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.

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 credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date 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 required.

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • Minimum of (6) months of acute care, or hospital floor experience preferred;
  • Or minimum of one (1) years of medical surgical 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 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:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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.

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