Registered Nurse - RN - Tier I Float Pool - Dayshift - Fulltime - SMC
At Bon Secours our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours our nurses mean the world to us.
“The employees make you feel like you are a family. You will gain a lot of experience working there from seeing the different variety of people you will care for. They offer tuition reimbursement for employees who are going to school as long as the classes are work related.”
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- Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
- Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
- Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
- Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
- Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.
Registered Nurse - RN - Tier I Float Pool - Dayshift - Fulltime - SMCRequisition R124521 Market Petersburg, Virginia Department Other - Southside RMC - Petersburg Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time
Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!
Southside Regional Medical Center is your community health care provider, a 300-bed facility located on a 50-acre campus with nearly 400 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. Bon Secours – Southside Medical Center serves the communities of Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Fort Lee and Chester and the counties of Prince George, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry and Southern Chesterfield.
May be eligible for a 10k sign-on bonus - restrictions apply.
12hr shifts/Full Time/ Dayshift
Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The RN Clinical Float Pool assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Bon Secours Mercy Health including those for patient assessment and transfer. The primary function of this job, based on hiring tier, is to be available and flexible to float to various departments, and sites throughout the markets within Bon Secours Mercy Health to provide patient care, which could include but not limited to scheduling day of staffing, more than one assignment location within a single shift, travel assignments, or seasonal staffing patterns. Participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of a clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse.
Essential Job Functions
RN Clinical Float Pool are hired with the understanding they must float based on the tiers below:
Tier 1: Float expectation within a single site based on competency
Tier 2: Float expectation within multiple sites within a single market based on competency
Tier 3: Float expectation within multiple sites across more than one market based on competency
Demonstrates awareness of and supports Bon Secours Mercy Health departmental and operating unit goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental activities.
Acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department
Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery
Plans and coordinates nursing care and clinical decisions using the best available evidence.
Formulates and implements a plan of care for each patient which includes interventions, evaluation of response to interventions and documentation as appropriate to condition and age.
Incorporates the professional practice model into care delivery.
This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.
Current nursing license in the designated state of employment (required)
Basic Life Support (BLS) - Various (required)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS – AHA) -American Heart Association required based on specialty assignment
Associate's of Nursing (required)
Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) (preferred)
1 year of experience as an Registered Nurse in acute care (required)
EPIC Electronic Health Record (preferred)
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*
May be required to use physical restraints.
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.*
May have periods of constant interruptions.
Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.
* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.
Frequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%
Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) x
Lifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) x
Push/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) x
Push/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) x
Stoop, Kneel x
Frequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%
Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recordings
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Acuity – far
Acuity – near
Use of Latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure
Medical equipment knowledge
Proficient in clinical skills
Principles and practices of professional nursing
Proficiency in using computerized tools
Accountability for completion of required education and competencies
Exhibits professionalism, ethical practice and customer focused
Use of restraints
Coordination of patient care delivery
Integration of quality improvement, evidence- based practices and research in practice
Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to multi-task
Must be flexible and able to adapt to change
Conflict management and resilience
Effective stewardship of available resources
Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.
Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
Scheduled Weekly Hours:36
Department:Other - Southside RMC - Petersburg
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at email@example.com.
In some instances, the nurse’s voice and touch is the last thing a patient will hear or feel. This is part of our calling as nurses, to be there for our patients in all stages of life, from the beginning to the very end.Ali L. Registered Nurse
You have to care to be able to heal. It makes a difference. That’s what it means to be a Bon Secours nurse. The core of nursing comes from the heart.AGnes K. BSN, RN, CMRSN
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