Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac OR

Nashville, Tennessee
Dec 02, 2022
Dec 26, 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

  • Sign-on bonus: $12,000.00
  • Department: Cardiac Operating Room / CTOR
  • Schedule: Full-Time, Day Shift, 40hrs per week
  • Hospital: Ascension Saint Thomas West
  • Location: Nashville, TN


Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*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.


Job Summary:


  • Deliver professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other
    invasive procedures.



  • Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.
  • Perform circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.
  • Directly assist operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound
    exposure as well as patient positioning.
  • Prepare operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.
  • 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
    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.
  • Monitor compliance of patient safety, quality initiatives, and regulatory agency requirements. All
    other duties as assigned.
  • Provide direct and indirect patient care through the application of the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating care rendered. Care provided will address physical and psychosocial needs of the patient and his/her family.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:


  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date rquired.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home statelicense for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job
    transfer date required.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

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 Saint Thomas is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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