RN-Float Pool Job Description

RN-Float Pool Job Description

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Rn-float pool provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required, and adjusts processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

RN-Float Pool Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Completes and documents a thorough and accurate assessment within two hours of admission performs reassessments per unit standards and patient status
Operate the physiological monitoring equipment, data analysis system, picture archiving system (PACS), and percutaneous cardiac interventional (PCI) related technologies (i.e.atherectomy and intravascular ultrasound systems)
Analyze the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or the issues
Assists in orientation and education of other clinic staff
Attends required meetings & participates in clinic committees
Demonstrates ability to function effectively in emergency situations
Assists in the development, revision, and/or updating of clinic policies, protocols and departmental procedure/standards of care or practice
This position provides nursing care to Adult and Pediatric Med/Surg Patients Post-partum Obstetric patients
Serving as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well- coordinated patient care in an acute or clinic setting
Demonstrating an attitude that exemplifies SSM values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Stewardship and Community

RN-Float Pool Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for RN-Float Pool

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, AHA, NIHSS

Education for RN-Float Pool

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rn-float pool job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, School of Nursing, Graduate, Nursing Program, Science, Patient Care, Teaching, Department of Education, Nursing Education

Skills for RN-Float Pool

Desired skills for rn-float pool include:

Current computer systems
Equipment
Programs used in the organization
Human growth and development
Contraindications and patient preparation
Direct patient care and critical care procedures and techniques
Exam indicators
Responses to ensure optimal patient care
Tools
Assessment

Desired experience for rn-float pool includes:

Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification
National Certification in (DEPARTMENT/AREA OF SPECIALTY) **preferred unless otherwise indicated
Minimum 1 year of med surg float nursing experience
Expected to possess/obtain the required certifications for all units in which they provide care
5 years experience as an RN (preferred)
Med/Surg experience is preferred

RN-Float Pool Examples

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RN-Float Pool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rn-float pool. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rn-float pool
  • Demonstrates consistent use and compliance of written protocols and procedures to include medication administration, documentation, pain, restraint, Demonstrates sound judgment in situations and effectively communicates with physicians and other disciplines
  • Meets discharge and ongoing patient educational needs related to treatment, procedures, disease process and medication follow up
  • Evaluates and documents patients’ progress for achievement of outcomes and effectively communicates this progress to appropriate caregivers
  • Develops, updates and coordinates the patient’s plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum
  • Circulate cath lab procedures to provide nursing care for patients undergoing procedures in the Cath lab, which would include diagnostic and interventional procedures
  • Collect comprehensive data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health and/or the situation
  • Identify expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation
  • Develop a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes
  • Implement the identified plan
  • Evaluate progress towards attainment of outcomes
Qualifications for rn-float pool
  • Other Certifications required as indicated on chart
  • Must be willing to train to critical care after 6 months
  • Must be willing to train to Critical Care in 6 months
  • No previous experience required other than clinical rotations required as part of the degree completion
  • Specialty certifications, as list above must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Years of current experience in ICU or years of current expereince in ED
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RN-Float Pool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-float pool. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for rn-float pool
  • Demonstrate leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession
  • Collaborate with healthcare consumer, family, and others in the conduct of nursing practice
  • Evaluate your nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statues, rules, and regulations
  • Utilize appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible
  • Practice in an environmentally safe and healthy manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of patients serviced on the unit
  • This position involves direct patient care and supervision of other health care providers
  • Perform all other duties and assignments as requested, , special projects and committees
  • Accepts the tenets of professional nursing practice and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships (Manthey, 1969, 2014
  • Demonstrates a high level of professional practice which supports the delivery of care excellence, extraordinary outcomes for our patients, families and communities, and fosters collaboration and teamwork to achieve positive working relationships with all nurses, advanced practice providers, physicians, allied health and support staff members, with attention to self-care and healthy work / life balance
Qualifications for rn-float pool
  • TNCC within 1 year and/or successful completion of approved trauma training program within 6 months
  • MN RN Licensure
  • AD
  • A minimum of 2 years of acute care RN work experience required (stepdown experience is preferred)
  • One year Acute RN experience
  • Graduate of School of Nursing with successful completion of NCLEX prior to start date
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RN-Float Pool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a rn-float pool. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rn-float pool
  • Education / Patient, family, community and self
  • The RN serves as the key leader of the interdependent team and is responsible to achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients
  • Assesses needs of patient and family
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision
  • Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team
  • Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept
  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education
  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program
  • Premium 10% Differential for Float Pool Days, in additional to normal shifts diffs for weekends *
  • Up to $2,500 Sign-On Bonus *
Qualifications for rn-float pool
  • Associate's degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Current BLS certification or obtain within 30 days of employment
  • Minimum of one year previous Med/Surg RN experience
  • Minimum of one year L&D RN experience
  • NRP Certification for lessons 1-4 and 9 completed within 60 days of start date
  • Current Missouri license as a Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse eligible to take State Board exam for first time
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RN-Float Pool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a rn-float pool. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rn-float pool
  • Premium 15% Differential for Float Pool Nights, in addition to normal shift diff *
  • Premium 15% Differential for Float Pool Nights, in additional to normal shifts diffs for weekends *
  • Travel between a minimum of two long-term care facilities within the Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Perform assessments on patients/residents and reassessments as per policy
  • Evaluate plan of care and make necessary changes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient/resident and their clinical condition
  • Evaluate patient/resident responses to medications
  • Plan for and provide patient/resident, family and caregiver education
  • Identify learning needs and clearly communicate information and documents patient/resident response to education
  • Document according to current standards and policies
Qualifications for rn-float pool
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
  • 1 year experience as a staff nurse on ICU or Cardiac Stepdown Unit
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to up to or more than 101 lbs
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) must be from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN), or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) must be from Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) within 6 months
  • MN RN License in good standing for current RN
  • ACLS, PALS, TNCC, and NRP are required upon hire
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RN-Float Pool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-float pool. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rn-float pool
  • Assess the patient/resident prior to discharge
  • Delegate and collaborate in providing patient/resident care according to licensure and skill levels, follow up to ensure success
  • Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiate corrective action as appropriate
  • Must be willing to travel to at least two of our communities in Milwaukee, Brookfield or Racine
  • Valid license as a registered nurse in the state in Wisconsin
  • Completion of an accredited RN program
  • You will assess and diagnose patient and family needs to provide quality care to assigned patients
  • You will develop, discuss, and communicate a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs
  • You will demonstrate the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient
  • You will maintain up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, in order to ensure quality care
Qualifications for rn-float pool
  • Must be adaptable to an ever changing environment and practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of employment if applicable
  • Current Healthcare Provider PALS certification by date of hire (For Emergency Department only)
  • Minimum of one year previous Emergency Department or Critical Care RN experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years acute care experience in the past (4) years required
  • Skill to work with a wide range of staff as part of an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff

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