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Nurse Graduate (RN) - Ascension, Saint Thomas Rutherford

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We Are Hiring

New Graduates & RNs with less than six months of RN acute care experience must submit an application of interest to be considered for Nurse Residency. Please visit us today at    for more information and submit your interest form today! We are currently accepting applications for the Fall cohort. Resident must have RN license from Tennessee or Compact state "Multi-State status" at time of hire. 

Fall Cohort

  • Accepting Applications  Now - May 31st
  • Interviews: June 17th - 28th
  • Start Date: October 2019




Why Join Ascension?

Saint Thomas Health, a member of Ascension, is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.


What Saint Thomas Health has to offer:


Power of Purpose:

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.


Culture of Teamwork:

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.


Professional Development:

By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.



Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.


Innovative Environment:

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.


About Saint Thomas Rutherford:


Newly opened Clinical Decision Unit

63,000 Emergency Room (ER) visits per year

Accredited Primary Stroke Center

Wound Care Hyperbaric Medicine Center

2,500 babies delivered per year and level 3 NICU

Planned expansion of 72 beds, 3 additional surgery centers, and 3 new floors

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • 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.
  • Admits patients to NIC holding unit, performing assessments and completing required documentation per policy. Educates patient and family members regarding scheduled procedures and surrounding events.
  • Follows established procedures for performing non-invasive cardiac diagnostic testing and cardio versions. Thoroughly assesses the patient and their history so that appropriate data can be acquired and appropriate testing can be performed.
  • Notifies proceduralist of findings that warrant attention prior to the procedures. Provides care to patents post procedure, implementing physician orders and readying patients for discharge or transfer to an impatient bed.

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.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 304145
Category: Nursing
Facility: TNNAS ST Rutherford Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Murfreesboro, TN

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