Covenant Health

Registered Nurse - Float Pool

ID
3604656
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
FLOAT POOL

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Float Pool

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, our nursing Float Pool consists of an amazing team of nurses with a wide skill set that are trained to staff all acute care units in our hospital including our:

  • Neuroscience Unit
  • Pulmonary / Complex Medical Unit
  • Post-Surgical Unit
  • Nephrology Unit
  • Oncology Unit
  • Orthopedic Unit
  • Patricia Neal Rehab Center
  • Cardiology Unit

Our float pool exists to help out every unit throughout our facility during times of ever changing patient census and staffing needs. We require at least one year of recent RN experience as a requirement to join our float pool. As an incentive for the flexible nature of our positions, we offer an additional shift differential to all float pool employees.

 

As an RN in our float pool, you will perform a variety of tasks. Because our RNs move from unit to unit, it is important that our staff have a positive patient centered attitude, can be flexible, and take initiative to deliver exceptional care. In addition to having excellent critical thinking skills, our ideal candidate will also possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Our hospital nursing and support staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional patient care. We have a supportive environment and an orientation tailored to your needs.

 

As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism. Because of this, our nurses are encouraged to become certified in their specialty area on nursing. If you choose to become certified, our organization can help with the cost of your testing, as well as pay you a yearly bonus for taking the next step in your career.

 

If you are passionate about putting patients first and you think variety is the spice of life, apply for our float pool today!

 

Position Summary:

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

 

For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || eyoung9@covhlth.com || 865-331-2572

Responsibilities

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • 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 of professional nursing experience.

 

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

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