Mar 26, 2020

RN - Central Staffing (Float Pool) - FT/Days

  • Valley Children's Healthcare
  • Not Specified, NS

Job Description

RN - Central Staffing (Float Pool) - FT/Days

SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse (RN) isaccountable for providing competent nursing care. Responsible for coordinationof the patient's plan of care through assessment, planning, implementation, andevaluation of nursing interventions that lead to established outcomes. Thisposition practices under the direction of the designated nurse executive,within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with ValleyChildren's Hospital policies.

TheHouse Resource Pool (or Central Staffing) Department consists of 92employees who care for patients across the hospital. House Resource staff workon every unit providing treatment throughout the continuum of care. The teammembers take a variety of core classes so they can provide optimal care to allpatients. Team members get assigned to units to back-fill sick calls, leavesand to supplement during times of patient census surge. They are a uniquegroup of individuals who love to float in and out of units on a daily basis andsometimes to a variety of units during one shift. They are some of themost flexible people in the organization, as their role requires them to jumpin and help regardless of the location of the patient. Members ofthe House Resource Pool bring their best knowing children and staff arecounting on them.

POSITIONREQUIREMENTS: A) a graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSNstrongly preferred; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C)Life Support Certifications (see specifics below); and D) experience tocorrelate with Clinical Ladder level. Bilingual skills desirable.

Life Support Certifications Required: 1) Heart Code Basic Life Support (BLS)within 30 days; 2) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months ofhire or transfer into the position.

POSITIONDETAILS: Full Time, 69 Hours per pay period, Day shift