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RN-OB Float-Registered Nurse

We Are Hiring

Title: RN-OB Float-Registered Nurse

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas Midtown Hospital

Department:  Float Staffing 001

Additional Job Details:  PRN, Night

Why Join Ascension?


About Saint Thomas Midtown: 


Largest obstetrical program in Tennessee, region and Ascension Health with 6,600 births annually

58,000+ ED visits

State of the art, newly renovated orthopedic institute

Newly opened comprehensive cancer institute

Robust robotic surgical program


What Ascension Saint Thomas 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.



Ascension Saint Thomas 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 Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.


Ascension Saint Thomas 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 You Will Do

As an OB Float RN at Saint Thomas Midtown you will float between the Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, NICU, and Antepartum units. You must be flexible and available to work the night shift. Saint Thomas Midtown is a premier destination for Women’s health care with more than 6,600 births per year. This is an unmatched opportunity for top-talented nurses. 

Float Pool Nursing allows you the freedom to explore new specialties and experiences in your nursing career. As an OB Float Nurse, you’ll gain exposure to a broad range of challenges on our highly specialized units, while working with the brightest minds in healthcare to achieve amazing patient outcomes. It’s the kind of nursing that requires an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. Join us and expand on your clinical skills and knowledge across multiple specialties.


  • Monitors both the baby’s and mother’s vital signs including heart rate and blood pressure

  • Times contractions

  • Identifies and assists with handling complications

  • Helps administer medications and epidurals

  • Aids in inducing labor

  • Coaches new mother throughout the duration of the labor and delivery

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's care needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Assess and monitor the new mother after delivery to ensure proper recovery and healing

  • Clean and monitor the newborn baby

  • Check vital signs

  • Check caesarian incisions if applicable

  • Remove catheters after delivery

  • Dispense pain medication and/or antibiotics as needed

  • Provide education to new parents regarding how to care for an infant

  • Help the new mother with the emotional aspects of the birth recovery

  • Work with lactation consultants to help the new mother breastfeed

  • Provide comfort, support, and care to newborn infants who may have serious health conditions

  • Use cutting-edge equipment and technological machines and devices

What You Will Need


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

Work Experience:

  • Must have at least one year of Women’s Health experience (Antepartum, Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, or NICU)

  • Prior Labor & Delivery experience is highly 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.

E-Verify Statement

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

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 380629
Category: Nursing
Facility: TNNAS ST Midtown Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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