RN Float Pool/NRU; Registered Nurse - Med/Surg; Per Diem

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

The RN Float Pool/Nursing Resource Unit is comprised of RNs who are scheduled to support different specialty nursing units. Staff assignment is based on coverage needed for sick calls, high census and Leave of Absence. Orientation is tailored to meet individual needs and unit assignments are matched to the individual's skill and ability. Experience in all areas of specialty preferred; strong interpersonal skills and flexibility required.

  • Tier I: Four shifts per six week schedule
  • Tier II: Six shifts per six week schedule
  • Tier III: Eight shifts per six week schedule

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse practices within the Patient and Family Centered Care Model will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients, coordinate ancillary staff and collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team.

  • 1. Nursing Practice/Nursing Process
    • 1.1 Delivers and coordinates safe, competent, and effective patient focused care demonstrating knowledge and clinical proficiency within their practicing specialty area.
  • 2. Professional Integration
    • 2.1 Serves as a positive professional role model demonstrating accountability and responsibility through professional behavior.
  • 3. Leadership
    • 3.1 Uses effective communication, time management and prioritization skills.
  • 4. Communication/Collaboration
    • 4.1 Demonstrates a commitment to honor and respect the dignity of each person within their department/unit
  • 5. Quality/Performance Management
    • 5.1 Contributes to department effectiveness by offering suggestions and ideas that improve performance.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

1-3 years experience.

 

LICENSURE

 

RN in State of Connecticut or Permit; Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

May be exposure to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical, mental and emotional illness as well as end of life conditions and death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care. Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Frequently bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to assist pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from five (5) to three hundred (300) pounds.

 


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