RN Neuro Acute Care Registered Nurse / Saint Thomas West Hospital / FT Nights

Location
Saint Thomas, TN, Nashville, TN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 14, 2018
Closes
Feb 03, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 230765

RN Neuro Acute Care Registered Nurse / Saint Thomas West Hospital / FT Nights

Nashville, Tennessee

Regular
/
Night

Additional Job Information

Title: RN – Neuro Acute Care Registered Nurse

City, State:  Nashville,TN

Location:  Saint Thomas West Hospital

Department:   Neurology Unit 001

Additional Job Details:  FT Nights, 6:45 PM - 7:15PM.  Three days per week.  Rotating weekends.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Our Neurology unit is a 23-bed inpatient acute care nursing unit which focuses on the treatment of adult and geriatric patients.  The diagnoses of patient’s cared for in the unit include, but is not limited to ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, TIA, seizure, and altered mental status.  The unit also receives overflow spinal surgery patients.  The nursing unit provides continuous, around-the-clock patient care by a staff of nurses and nursing care partners trained to care for the neurological patient.  We are proud to be a Comprehensive Stroke facility certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO).  Patients coming to the Neurology unit can feel comfortable in knowing that they are in good hands.  We have a fantastic team of nurses, nursing care partners, physicians, and stroke coordinators who collaborate with support services to provide high quality care to our neurological patients.  Come join us!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Update documented records and provide patients with support and education.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans.

  • 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.

  • Assesses and coordinates discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

  • Assesses the physical and psychological status of patients, provides interventions/treatments and evaluates effectiveness of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education.

 

Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement:

  • A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.

  • B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.

  • C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.

  • D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.

  • E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.

  • F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • 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. 

Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

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

 

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension candidate care at 1-855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST  Monday through Friday.
 

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. 

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