Ascension Health *Registered Nurse (RN) - Charge (Clinical Decision Unit) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Job ID: 274721

*Registered Nurse (RN) - Charge (Clinical Decision Unit)

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: RN-Charge

City, State: Murfreesboro,TN

Location: St Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Department: Observation Unit 001

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

Job Description

What You Will Do:

As a Registered Nurse in the newly established Clinical Decision Unit at Saint Thomas Rutherford, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care to patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.You will make frequent utilization of your critical decision making skills, as well as your innate assessment skills to gain a strong understanding of your patients current and future needs. You will then collaborate with the other members of your unique interdisciplinary team to best determine the next step for your patient. You will have autonomy in addition to the support and collaboration of a full team of healthcare professionals, including a unit dedicated physician, and unit dedicated hospitalist.

  • Care for the observation patient with a short length of stay in a fast pace environment

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

  • Collaborate with physicians, patients and their families, nurses, therapists, social workers and other members of the patient care team to develop a patient specific care and treatment plan.

  • Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient.

  • Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines.

  • 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.

Why Join the Saint Thomas Rutherford Family? Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is the leading healthcare provider in Rutherford County and we continue to grow our services in order to meet the healthcare needs of our community.We are a growing hospital that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Not only that, but we are located in the #1 Fastest Growing City in the State of Tennessee, and the #10 Fastest Growing City in the United States.

  • Get in on the ground floor ! The opening of the CDU is phase 1 of our ongoing growth plan.

  • Have the opportunity to interact with a broad patient population.

  • Rutherford County, Tennessee, is currently one of the hottest places to do business and one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.

  • Saint Thomas Rutherford is #5 on the “Top Ten Private Sector Employers” list for Rutherford County, TN.

  • At Saint Thomas Rutherford, we promote teamwork .Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ongoing support. Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more

  • Professional development to build skills and opportunities to advance .

If you’re looking for a home 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.

Qualifications

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.

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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