• Registered Nurse (RN) - CDU

    Ascension HealthNashville, TN 37230

    Job #2507141633

  • Details

    • Sign-on bonus: $12,000.00

    • Department: Cardiac Decision Unit

    • Schedule: Full-Time Weekend Option, Night Shift, Premium Pay

    • Hospital: Ascension Saint Thomas West

    • Location: Nashville, TN

    For over 100 years, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West has provided high quality and safe care to Nashville and surrounding areas with a mission to serve all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable, while improving the health of individuals and communities. In our Cardiac Decision Unit (CDU), we are a cardiac observation unit with a culture of teamwork where excellent care is provided to our cardiac procedural patients with low nurse to patient ratios due to our acuity and high volume turnover. Saint Thomas West specifically specializes in providing innovative cardiac care for our community, and the CDU provides a conducive learning environment for those interested in furthering their education and skills in cardiac care.


    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community

    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

    *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


    Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

    • Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.

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

    • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.

    • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.


    Licensure / Certification / Registration:

    • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.

    • One or more of the following 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.


    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing OR Required professional licensure at time ofhire.

    Additional Preferences

    No additional preferences.

    Why Join Our Team

    Ascension Saint Thomas in Tennessee is one of the largest healthcare providers in the state. Offering rewarding careers across 12 hospital campuses and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers, like you, to join us and influence care across our communities.

    Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

    Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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