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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Stepdown

We Are Hiring

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is hiring a full-time, night RN to join our Cardiac Stepdown Intermediate Care Unit. This position typically works 12-hour shifts, 7pm-7am. This is a great opportunity to join an experienced & FUN team and a fantastic stepping stone to a career in the ICU. Join our friendly community today!


You could go anywhere and work as a nurse!!  Why Join Ascension?  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.

Our mission.  It is who we are.  It is what we do.

Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as healer, we commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. 


What You Will Do.  As a Cardiac Stepdown Registered Nurse with Ascension St. Francis Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care to age ranges from young adults to geriatrics. These are post-cardiac and vascular surgery patients. Additional patients may include other heart-related conditions requiring high-frequency monitoring and interventions.

You will have many opportunities for assessments, lab value analysis, patient/family teaching, wound care, IVs, and medication administration/management. This position will have the opportunity to learn drips.  Additionally, you will:

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans within the cardiac stepdown intermediate care unit.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care on the unit.
  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders on the cardiac stepdown intermediate care unit.


What You Will Need (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. 


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

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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Job ID: 363897
Category: Nursing
Facility: TNNAS ST Rutherford Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Murfreesboro, TN

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