Sep 23, 2020

Registered Nurse Float Pool

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Job Description


Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.


Versatile, competent, experienced registered nurses to serve as Float Pool Registered Nurses (PRN) who perform a full range of professional nursing duties on a variety of patient care unites such as Telemetry, Medical – Surgical, Critical Care, Pediatrics and the Emergency Department. Duties include assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and organizational policy, administering medications and treatments, performing documentation and providing education to patients and families. Float Pool Registered Nurses are assigned throughout the hospital and have varying schedules and unit assignments.


Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Medical Surgical Unit, Emergency Department and any other area assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.

  • Required to work 1/3 in each area per year, but if high demand is in a specific area that will be the balance.
  • Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning.
  • Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status.
  • Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management.
  • Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period.
  • Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site.
  • Maintains department competencies.


Education / Experience / License and Certifications

  • Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • BLS certification, required.
  • BSN, preferred.
  • Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment.
  • Minimum of 2 years of acute care experience, requied.

Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications

  • ACLS certification, required.
  • ENPC or PALS certification, required.
  • TNCC certification, required.
  • NVCI or equivalent certification within one year of position start date, required.
  • NRP certification, preferred.

Additional Skills

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Organizational skills
  • Participates in continuing education activities within the department and organization
  • Attends and actively participates in departmental staff meetings
  • Keeps up to date with clinical practice and evidence-based practice guidelines
  • Stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.