Resource Pool RN (Relief)

Administer nursing care to patients in an efficient, safe, and courteous manner using appropriate nursing procedures. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures. The nurse must be clinically competent to care for patients, knowledgeable about disease processes and can identify symptoms or complications. He or she must have the ability to utilize information technologies to meet patient needs and provide evidence-based knowledge at the point of care to improve health outcomes. This position requires floating to all nursing units within the hospital based on the needs of the Organization and, in which a competency has been completed. If assigned to a unit below their competency level, a modified assignment will be provided. The Resource Pool nurse can be utilized in any manner that the CNO or House Supervisor sees fit for the organization need. For example the Resource Pool RN can have a full load of patients on Med Surg at one point in a shift and can be in the ED based on demand in the last part of the shift. While the supervisor will try to minimize patient care disruption, the overall hospital needs are taken into consideration.
Availability Requirement Options:
Must be available to work all shifts (Days, Nights, Weekends & Holidays).
Must provide availability to department(s) to qualify for Tier Level assignment as follows:
Tier I: Minimum of 24 hours per month, including one weekend shift ($2.00/hr additional wage);
Tier II: Minimum of 48 hours per month, including one weekend shift ($3.00/hr additional wage);
Tier III: Minimum of 72 hours per month, including one weekend shift ($4.00/hr additional wage)
Holiday Requirements - Tier II & III: 1 major and 1 minor holiday annually.
System Resource Pool employees will be required to float to all system facilities or departments as qualified.
System Resource nurses will be scheduled in units in which they have competencies.
System Resource nurses can be placed in a unit below their competency level with a modified assignment.
Regulatory/Educational Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Associate degree required, bachelor degree preferred.
Current Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of Colorado.
Minimum of 5 years nursing clinical experience.
This position must maintain competencies in 2 departments (Med/Surg, ICU, ED, FB, OR, SDC, Clinic, Infusion, etc) and all current certifications needed for those departments in order to work any shift.
Current bls certification.
Current PALS (NRP for FBC) certification.
Current ACLS certification.
Unit Specific requirements:
ER: TNCC Course Completion.
FBC: Successful completion of basic fetal monitoring course.
ICU/ED: Must test out or complete EKG course.
Language Skills:
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Excellent customer service skills.
Basic computer knowledge.
Strong communication skills.
Critical Physical Demands:
Lifting Combo Lift: Exert 1 to 30 lbs rarely.
Lifting Mid Range Lift: Exert 50 to 75 lbs rarely.
Carrying Preferred: Exert 1 to 30 lbs occasionally.
Push/Pull Push: Exert 110 to 110 lbs rarely.
Push/Pull Both push and pull: Exert 20 to 50 lbs occasionally.
Grip Preferred: Exert 10 to 40 lbs rarely.
Grip Able to alternate: Exert 10 to 40 lbs frequently.
If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use.
This position is subject to a post offer pre-work screening.

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