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Ascension Health RN-Registered Nurse - MICU - FT in Nashville, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Title: RN-Registered Nurse - MICU - FT

City, State: Nashville, TN

Location: St Thomas West Hospital

Department: Intensive Care Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full Time Night, 36 hours, Weekly

Keywords: Advance therapy, high acuity, low patient ratios, renal transplants


• Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug program

• Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care

• Health Savings Account (HSA)

• Long term / Short Term disability

• Life Insurance & AD&D

• Tuition Assistance after 6 months employment

• 403b with company match

• Paid vacation time off

• Faith based work environment

• Legal services and much more!

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization..

What You Will Do

As a Registered Nurse in Medical ICU at Saint Thomas West, you will provide direct nursing care for patients with life-threatening medical conditions. This unit provides an exciting opportunity for RN’s who are flexible, energetic, compassionate, and looking for new challenges in a supportive environment.

  • Evaluate, revise, implement, and monitor patient care plans.

  • Treat wounds and provide advanced life support.

  • Observe and record patient vital signs.

  • Ensure that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly.

  • Inform and educate the patient of ongoing medical developments.

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

  • Provide regular status updates to patients and their families to ensure they can make informed decisions regarding future treatment.

  • Administer intravenous fluids and medications.

  • Respond to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment

  • Renal transplants

  • 24/7 Nurse Practitioner coverage with dedicated MD intensivists (pulmonologists)

  • 42 bed Intensive Care Unit

  • CRRT and rotoprone as 1:1 therapies

  • NCPS are trained in phlebotomy

  • 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.

What You Will Need

If you are looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

The qualifications 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.

  • ACLS is also strongly encouraged.


  • Diploma

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

  • Minimum of six (6) months of acute care, or hospital floor experience preferred;

  • Or minimum of six (6) months of medical surgical experience.

Saint Thomas Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet

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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