Yale New Haven Health System

RN Float Pool/NRU; Registered Nurse - Critical Care; Per Diem, Elevated Rate

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
48756
Department
NURSING RESOURCE UNIT
Category
RN/NURSING - ALL OTHER
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
AS NEEDED
Work Schedule
12 HOUR PM-AM
Work Days
TIER 2 (6 SHIFTS PER 6 WEEK SCHEDULE) INCLUDING WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS AS NEEDED
Work Hours
7:00PM-7:30AM
Work Shift
FLOAT WITHIN SPECIALTY (ED, MSICU, TELEMETRY)
Requisition ID
2015-3404

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 Minority/Female/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.
  • 6. Support of Unit Goals
    • 6.1 Dedicates work time in the areas of leadership, education, nursing practice or performance management to support advancement of unit goals in agreement with the Nurse Manger.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended. Certification in specialty preferrred.

EXPERIENCE

 

1-2 years of experience. Critical care experience preferred.

 

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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