Oct 19, 2021

Registered Nurse - Float Pool/PRN - Med/Surg/Critical Care

  • Grady Health System
  • 225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
General Nursing Surgery

Job Description

Grady Health System offers many career paths for Registered Nurses. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your nursing career, you can find a rewarding nursing position at Grady!


Positions Available in Critical Care and Medical//Surgical Nursing

The Registered Nurse Float is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families about healthy practices and treatment modalities, assuring continuity of care, coordinating the care across settings and among caregivers, managing information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The Registered Nurse Float utilizes the nursing process, which includes the components of assessment, nurse diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation. The role of the Registered Nurse Float also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, leadership and professional development. As a member of the health care team, Registered Nurse Float demonstrates nursing expertise, as a clinician, leader, collaborator and innovator of care and services.


15k Sign-on Bonus - Med/Surg – less than 5 years’ experience

20k Sign-on Bonus - Med/Surg – more than 5 years’ experience

20K Sign-on Bonus - Critical Care – 2 years of Critical Care experience

7,500 Relocation Assistance


Required for All:

Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse.

Staff must float to a variety of units including Med/Surg,Orthopedics, Oncology, Telemetry, ICU and more based on credentials.

ICU and Stepdown Units:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

ACLS Certification required for all the following areas within 90 days of employment : All Critical Care, Emergency Care Center (ECC), GI/Cath Laboratory, Labor & Delivery, All Intermediate Care units, Post-Acute Care Unit (PACU)

PALS required for the ED/ECC

NIHSS required for Neuroscience Units

NIHSS required for 4A Mother Baby unit

Medical-Surgical units:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

PALS required for the 6B Med-Surg unit.


Associate Degree in Nursing.

Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


One (1) or more years of experience for Med-Surgical.

Two (2) or more years of experience for ICU, and Stepdown units.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

For those candidates with less than one (1) year of RN experience, please be sure to check out Grady's New Graduate Nurse Residency Program