Position: RN (Registered Nurse) - Vascular Gen Surg 5C
Shift: Full-Time, Night (Shift Diff Offered)
Location: St Thomas West Hospital - Nashville,TN
Self-scheduling, Development opportunities,Competitive pay, Opportunity to gain Transplant Experience
The Vascular/General Surgery unit is a 23-bed inpatient acute care nursing unit which focuses on the treatment of adult and geriatric patients. The diagnoses of patients cared for in the unit include, but is not limited to general abdominal surgery, colon surgery, urological surgery, as well as vascular surgeries of the carotid, aortic, and femoral arteries. The nurses on this floor are also responsible for the pre and post care of patients undergoing Kidney Transplant surgeries.
What makes Vascular/General Surgery such a special place to work? That's easy. We have a fantastic team of nurses, nursing care partners, physicians, and case management who collaborate with support services to provide high quality care to our surgical patients. Apply Today to Learn More!
Why Join Ascension?
More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for residents, team members, and the community.
Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work-life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training.
Mission and Values: As a community, we welcome all faiths, and are inspired by the mission and values of Ascension, to provide high-quality, compassionate, personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company: national, nonprofit and patient-focused.
What You Will Do
As a Registered Nurse in our Vascular General Surgery Floor, you will:
Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Handle Admissions for patients undergoing Kidney Transplant surgery & handle pre and post-op care.
Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
What You Will Need
- 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 from an accredited school/college of nursing required
- None required.
- At least 6 months working in a hospital setting highly preferred
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