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Charge Nurse (RN) Cardiac Holding Recovery - Nights - St Vincent's East

We Are Hiring

RN-Charge Nurse - Cardiac Holding Recovery - Full-Time Night Shift (7pm-7am) St Vincent's East in Trussville, AL

About the Department:

This is an outpatient area. The RN role is to admit patients, draw IV’s, send patient to Cath lab, recover from Cath Lab, watch overnight, discharge the next morning. This cardiac holding recovery unit has 20 total beds only 10 of those are used for overnight stays. This is an outpatient area. Nurse to patient ratio is 4/3-1. 

Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.  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 patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

 

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.

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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to coordinate unit staffing and provides leadership while ensuring implementation of clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned area.

Responsibilities:

  • Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance evaluations of staff.
  • Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate patient care is given.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
  • Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through established channels.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development and evaluating of staff.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of supervisor experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
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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Job ID: 358112
Category: Nursing
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents East
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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