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Company: Ascension
Location: Nashville
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: PRN Float Pool - Med Surg


Shift: Night Shift


Location: Saint Thomas Midtown and Saint Thomas West


Requirement: 15 shifts per 6 week schedule


Pay: $50/hr

What You Will Do:

As a Med Surg Float Pool RN at Saint Thomas Health, you will provide immediate support in emergency situations and daily care for long-term patients. This is a high-pressure environment and will require you to make quick decisions. The Float Med Surg RN may be required to float between multiple hospitals within Saint Thomas Health. You must be flexible with location and shift availability. 


  • Work with the interdisciplinary team to develop a plan of care to stabilize patients
  • Adept at communicating, critical thinking, leadership and patient advocacy - both on behalf of the patient and the medical team
  • Utilize highly developed physical assessment skills
  • Make quick decisions while multitasking
  • Administer a variety of lifesaving treatments efficiently and effectively
  • Closely monitor one or several patients
  • Prioritizes patient care plan based on patient needs and care resources
  • Identifies patient and family learning needs; educates appropriately
  • Closely documents patient care, protocols and unit procedures
  • Is culturally aware
  • Demonstrates understanding and ethics surrounding patient confidentiality and risk management
  • Move patients to comfort care for end of life
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • 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.


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

At least 2 years of RN hospital experience strongly preferred.

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, 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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