RN Staffing Response Team (Float Pool) - Medical and Surgical
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
The Staffing Response Team (SRT) is theCentralized StaffingPool
atUNC REX and Holly Springs Hospitals. Thecasual SRTRN floats
between units at both the Rex and Holly Spring campuses. Casual SRT
RNs are compensated based on the number of clinical groupings and
the number of shifts per week they commit to working.The Clinical
- In-patient Surgery
- Care Critical Care
- Emergency Department
There are 3 casual level of which to choose:Level II:Requires SRT
RNs to work a minimum oftwoclinical grouping and a minimum of 12
hoursper week.Level III:Requires SRT RNs to workthreeclinical
groupings and a minimum of 12 hoursper week to includeone 12 hour
weekendshift per six week schedule andone 12 hour holiday
annually.Level IV:Requires SRT RNs to work a minimum oftwoclinical
groupings and a minimum of 24 hours per week(2 twelve hour shifts),
to includetwo 12 hour weekendshifts per six week schedule andtwo 12
hour holidays annually(one summer holiday and one winter
Performs assessments, documents patient status, develops
individualized plan of care, implements plan of care, evaluates
status, and initiates patient education plans according to
individualized needs of patient.
1. Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others
and supports patient safety initiatives. Utilizes PPID correctly.
Responds promptly to all alarms. Follows fall prevention and skin
care protocols. Utilizes the Safe Patient Handling equipment
2. Assessments are timely and a holistic approach is utilized.
Recognizes subtle patient changes, informs physicians and utilizes
appropriate resources. Assures that delegated tasks are
3. Documents patient's assessment, care provided and response to
care according to procedure. Assures that all tasks delegated to
others are documented correctly. Provides reports in a thorough and
concise manner and utilizes SBAR format. Assesses patient's
condition, including: biophysical, psychosocial and age specific
4. Develops an individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing
and medical diagnosis. Collaborates with other health care team
members in formulating plan of care. Initiates the plan of care
upon admission. Orders appropriate tasks in RCARE. Initiates
consults and serves as an advocate to meet the patient's needs.
5. Implements the nursing plan of care on assigned patients.
Reviews all diagnostic data and responds appropriately. Maintains a
calm manner and works effectively at all times. Implements nursing
interventions to prevent complications.
6. Evaluates patient's status, nursing instructions,
appropriateness of the nursing plan of care and outcomes of the
care provided. Updates and resolves the plan of care as
7. Clarifies medication orders, as needed, prior to the end of
shift. Medications are administered using two identifiers: patient
name and medical record number. High alert medications are verified
by a second nurse prior to administration. Medications are
explained to the patient (name, action, side effects) prior to
8. Initiates a patient's education plan according to the
individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by the physician
and/or hospital procedure; includes patient and family instruction,
as well as, discharge planning. Documents instruction and education
to patient and family.
9. Recognizes, supports and utilizes evidence based nursing
practice. Is aware of and follows Rex policies, procedures and
protocols. Attends and completes all mandatory education.
10. Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics, as
demonstrated by professionalism, commitment to the patient, and
accountability and responsibility for individual nursing
Other InformationOther information:
Bachelor's degree (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing
Must have NC RN Licensure.
BCLS;RN NC LIC
Professional Experience Requirements:
A minimum of one year of current acute care hospital experience in
the chosen clinical division desired.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret clinical
information and technical procedures. Ability to document clinical
information. Ability to effectively communicate information and
respond to questions from patients, physicians, family members, and
other Rex staff. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts
such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to
practical situations. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define
problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
Job DetailsLegal Employer:Entity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Work Type: Per DiemWork Schedule:
VariableLocation of Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt:
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