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

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension Saint Thomas is hiring an RN for our OB Float Pool unit! The OB Float Pool is looking for an RN who is well versed in OB/Labor & Delivery and thrives in a fast paced environment. 


Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - OB Float Pool

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas Midtown Hospital

Department:  Float Staffing 001

Additional Job Details:  PRN, Night (7P-7A) 15 shifts per 6 week schedule

What You Will Do:

As an OB Float RN at Saint Thomas Midtown you will float between the Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, NICU, and Antepartum units. You must be flexible and available to work the night shift. Saint Thomas Midtown is a premier destination for Women’s health care with more than 6,600 births per year. This is an unmatched opportunity for top-talented nurses. 


Float Pool Nursing allows you the freedom to explore new specialties and experiences in your nursing career. As an OB Float Nurse, you’ll gain exposure to a broad range of challenges on our highly specialized units, while working with the brightest minds in healthcare to achieve amazing patient outcomes. It’s the kind of nursing that requires an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. Join us and expand on your clinical skills and knowledge across multiple specialties.



  • Monitors both the baby’s and mother’s vital signs including heart rate and blood pressure
  • Times contractions
  • Identifies and assists with handling complications
  • Helps administer medications and epidurals
  • Aids in inducing labor
  • Coaches new mother throughout the duration of the labor and delivery
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's care needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Assess and monitor the new mother after delivery to ensure proper recovery and healing
  • Clean and monitor the newborn baby
  • Check vital signs
  • Check caesarian incisions if applicable
  • Remove catheters after delivery
  • Dispense pain medication and/or antibiotics as needed
  • Provide education to new parents regarding how to care for an infant
  • Help the new mother with the emotional aspects of the birth recovery
  • Work with lactation consultants to help the new mother breastfeed
  • Provide comfort, support, and care to newborn infants who may have serious health conditions
  • Use cutting-edge equipment and technological machines and devices
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:

No additional preferences.

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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