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LPN/LVN - Pulmonary Thoracic Surgery

**Details**

+ **Sign-on bonus:** Up to $8,000

+ **Department:** Pulmonary/Medical Surgical

+ **Schedule:** Full-time Night, 7 pm- 7 am

+ **Hospital:** Saint Thomas West

+ **Location:** Nashville, TNOur Pulmonary/Thoracic Surgery unit is a 23 bed newly-renovated, fast paced Acute Care unit. Nurses receive support from ancillary interdisciplinary team members as well as patient care technicians. We care for the adult population with a variety of diagnoses, such as: Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD, Pneumonia, ARDS, Lung cancer, Post thoracic surgeries such as: thoracotomy, thoracoscopy, esophagectomy, thymectomy, pneumonectomies, General Med/Surg overflow.Join our team centered environment led by Thoracic Surgeon, Dr. John Lazar, with 1:1 education with APP, career planning, trust, safety and appreciation.

**Benefits**

Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

_*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics._

**Responsibilities**

Provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

+ Contribute to the assessment of patients and assure the well-being of patients.

+ Administer medications and observe patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

+ Perform laboratory tests and therapeutic services.

+ Educate patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

**Requirements**

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Licensed Practical/Vocational 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 required.

Education:

+ Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

**Additional Preferences**

No additional preferences.

**Why Join Our Team**

Ascension Saint Thomas is a leading health care system with a 125-year history of providing care to the community, and is the only faith-based, non profit health system in Middle Tennessee.

Today, the health system offers a highly comprehensive system of care, with more than 250 sites of care that cover a 45-county area in Tennessee consisting of 16 hospitals and a network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and specialty facilities.

Across the state, Ascension Saint Thomas and its partner organizations employ more than 11,000 dedicated associates who care for millions of patients each year.

Ascension Saint Thomas is part of Ascension, one of the nation’s largest faith-based healthcare organizations committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension includes approximately 134,000 associates, 35,000 affiliated providers and 140 hospitals, serving communities in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

**Equal Employment Opportunity Employer**

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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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**

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