Float Pool Nurse

Requisition ID
2021-172745
Department
Nursing Float Personnel
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varies
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

Overview

CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

Working in critical care as an Float pool nurse offers various clinical challenges to nurses who choose this clinical area. Your patients are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease. You must be able to multitask, wearing many hats daily, including patient advocate, family advisor, and, in some cases, a friend. You excel in these roles because you understand that your talent for nursing and compassion for others complement one another.

We recognize the intensive care unit can be physically and emotionally exhausting. You are continually monitoring high acuity patients and need to act quickly should the slightest change occur. You sometimes feel drained, but forget those feelings when your patients show signs of improvement, thanks to you

Responsibilities

Deliver quality patient care in a fast-paced critical setting
Excel coordinating care for multiple patients at a time
Excellent time management skills; maximizing slow periods to complete tasks during your shift
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Active Registered Nursing License in Arkansas or a current RN license that allows you to practice in the state of Arkansas
Basic Life Support (BLS) or obtained within 30 days of hire
ACLS, PALS, & CALS must be obtained within 12 months of hire; will be acquired and maintained

 

related skills: certified medical-surgical registered nurse, csrm, pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd), sepsis, urinary tract infection (uti), cellulitis, renal failure, falls, dehydration, diabetes, encephalopathy, congestive heart failure (chf), syncope, traumatic brain injury (tbi), open reduction internal fixation (orif), total hip replacement (thr), total knee replacement (tkr), rotator cuff repair, amputation, bowel obstruction, vital signs, IVs, feeding tubes, catheters, foley, oxygen tanks (o2), medication, pharmacology, admissions, discharge, electronic medical records (emr), charting, medical history, caloric intake, output, project management, coordination, follow up, rounding, reconciliation, wound care, dressing change, bandages, sutures, staples, ulcers, acute care, staff nurse, job, nursing jobs, rn jobs, acute care hospitals, nursing care

 

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