Registered Nurse-System Float- Emergency Department 6/3/2020
MultiCare Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY POSITION SUMMARY:
The Registered Nurse-Float Pool provides clinical nursing care to assigned patients, performing related assessments, procedures and treatments, evaluations, patient care plan development/revisions, and education to patient and/or family. The RN-Float puts the patient first and ensures that high quality care is given to assigned patients by following policies, clinical guidelines, safety systems such as medication scanning and bed alarm use, timely and accurate documentation, core measure compliance and serving as a patient advocate. The RN-Float makes providing an exceptional patient/family experience high priority.
Float Nurses are initially trained in Medical/Surgical/Orthopedic and Critical Care Unit (CCU) competencies and will primarily float between these two areas. Once solid competency and performance is established in these areas, Float Nurses are expected to expand their competency set to be able to float to Pediatrics, low acuity NICU, Mother/Baby, and other departments as needed, through ongoing training determined by the Manager of the RN Float Pool. Specialty Trained Float Pool Nurses in Critical care will be put into dual competencies such as Pcu/ED/Psych
Three (3) years of experience required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
Bachelor s Degree in Nursing preferred
RN licensure issued by Washington State to practice professional nursing
Refer to CPR and ALS policy grid for requirements
Must be available to attend eight consecutive weekdays of general hospital orientation.
Must have current Washington RN license at the time of employment
ACLS and PALS required at time of hire.
MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V