Ascension Health RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac in Nashville, Tennessee

Job ID: 244185

RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac

Nashville, Tennessee


Additional Job Information

Title: RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac - Clinical Decision Unit

City, State: Nashville,TN

Location: St Thomas West Hospital

Department: Clinical Decision Unit

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly

Job Description

What You Will Do:

Exciting new opportunity to join a highly functioning team as they approach the care of patients in observation status. Work alongside Physicians and Nurse Practitioners as an integral part of the medical team decision making. Gathering data, acquiring all needed tests to accurately provide the team with the needed information to make determinations about the status and placement of patients in your care. Providing efficient throughput from the time the patient walks in, to a decision to admit or discharge. The nursing team will be proactive in making sure all patients are assessed, treated, and dispositioned in accordance with their medical needs.

This unit is undergoing expansion to meet the demands and need for care at Saint Thomas West.

  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop a patient specific care and treatment plan.

  • Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient.

  • Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines.

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

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.


Required Credential(s):

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

  • One or more of the following: 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.


  • Diploma--Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:

  • Clinical nursing experience within the past five (5) years preferred.

How To Apply

How to Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

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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