Valley View Medical Center
The Nursing Float Pool RN provides delivery of patient care with the skills of an experienced Registered Nurse. She/he demonstrates advanced leadership skills while emulating Valley View Medical Center's Code of Conduct and Standards of Behavior.
The Float Pool RN provides patient care working in multiple units including ER, ICU, IMCU, ASU, PACU, Cath Lab, Med/Surg, Telemetry, Acute Rehab, OB (If Labor experienced), post-partum, and clinics for Havasu Regional Medical Center and/or Valley View Medical Center.
All positions at Havasu Regional Medical Center and Valley View Medical Center are part of an interdisciplinary team, and, as such, participate in the care and service delivery process through effective interaction with other team members.
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. The float pool RN must agree to work in any and all of the following units as well as maintain certifications and competencies to do so; ER, ICU, IMCU, PACU/ASU, Cath Lab, Med/Surg, Telemetry, SNU, OB (Labor if experienced), Post-partum, Clinics and Inpatient Acute Rehab.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.Ensures patient confidentiality and has a clear understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Understands and carries out LifePoint Health Patient's Rights and Responsibilities.Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.
Must be able to accept a staff assignment as required by any RN that works within that unit.
Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.
Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.Provides assistance to the physician or other medical personnel in the assessment of patients and delivery of treatment, medications, labs, radiology reports and other life support equipment necessary.
Must be able to use the necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care within the units the RN floats to.
Integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.
Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
High school diploma or equivalent X Required
X Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program X Required
X Associate's degree X RequiredX Bachelor’s degree X Preferred
Minimum Work Experience
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Critical Care including ER, PACU/ASU, ICU, IMCU, Cath Lab and OB. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Med/Surg, Telemetry, SNU, Post-partum, Clinics and Inpatient Acute Rehab.
APEX innovations training completed within 90 days of hire and annuallyX APEX NIH stroke scale assigned and completed within 90 days of hire and annuallyX EKG exam at time of hireRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association X RequiredX Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association X RequiredX Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) X Required if RN Floats to OB/Post partumX TNCC certification PREFERREDCertifications required are based on assignment upon hire
[Arizona, United States] Registered NurseLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
X Valid Registered Nurse License in the state of AZX Valid Compact State Registered Nurse Licensure is acceptable.
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