Covenant Health

Registered Nurse - Float Pool

ID
3071892
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
FLOAT POOL

Overview

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Clinical Nurse II- Float Pool

PRN/OCC

 

This is a diverse group that includes PCAs, CNAs, RNs and HUCs.  This department is responsible for supplementing staffing for multiple units in the hospital. The Float Pool staff is held to a higher standard than most clinical staff due to needing to be proficient in multiple areas of the hospital. Individuals who are self-motivated, independent and flexible will achieve success in this department.  This unit utilizes a six week self-scheduling model. Full-time employees are required to work three scheduled shifts per week, three weekend shifts per six week period and are required to work one major holiday and one minor holiday annually. PRN employees are required to work one scheduled 12 hour shift per pay period (every two weeks). They are required to work one weekend shift per six weeks and one major winter holiday.

 

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

Responsibilities

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • 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. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
  • Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: Must possess at least one (1) year professional experience.

 

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required

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