May 10, 2022

Registered Nurse Float (ICU) - Full-time Night shift

  • Grady Health System
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
General Nursing Intensive Care Unit

Job Description

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


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.


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.