Float Pool Nursing at University Health System

What is a Float Pool?

The University Health System Float Pool is a hospital wide float pool.  Nurses who are part of the pool have flexible schedules and competitive wages, work in multiple locations and benefit from a great work environment. Full-time, Part-time positions with benefits and PRN positions are available.

The University Health System Float Pool was designed to create a system wide float pool to assist in staffing clinical nursing positions. The ultimate objectives of the University Health System Pool are to:

  • Provide for consistency in supplemental staff by utilizing experienced nurses;
  • Assure a more highly prepared nursing pool team, based on consistency of orientation on University Health System processes, policies and departments;
  • Deploy a dedicated, centralized team that continually meets University Health System staffing needs and that share the University Health System mission, vision and values.

Qualifications and Shift Requirements

Am I Qualified?

  • 3 years experience as a RN
  • Meets minimum job description criteria.
  • Willing to float to more than 1 area.
  • Willing to work alternate shift, when critical staffing need occurs.

Shift Requirements

  • We have very flexible shifts:
    • 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    • 11 p.m. -7 a.m.
    • 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
  • PRN:  self scheduling within the following parameters:
    • 36 hr. minimum in a 28 day cycle
  • 12 hours, of the 36 hour minimum (must occur on a weekend)
  • One major holiday shift per year-Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years

Departments We Serve

  • Clinical Decision Unit (CDU)
  • Controlled Access Unit (CAU)
    • 12-bed medical surgical unit for patients in legal custody
    • Intermediate and telemetry capabilities
  • Medicine/Medicine Critical Care Unit (MCCU)
    • Intermediate and telemetry capabilities
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
    • Intensive Care Unit
    • Oncology Outpatient Services
  • Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU))
  • Psychiatry (Voluntary admissions)
  • Radiology
    • Interventional radiology- (ICU experience required)
    • Recovery area in radiology
  • Reeves Rehabilitation
  • Trauma Acute
    • Intermediate and telemetry capabilities
    • Trauma and Neurosurgery patients
  • Trauma Intensive Care Unit
    • Care of Trauma and Surgical ICU patients
  • Transplant/Cardiothoracic Acute
    • 17-bed transplant telemetry unit
    • Transplant care for waiting list, pre and post-op patients

Float Pool Benefits

Float Pool Benefits

The float pool provides an excellent opportunity for nurses to work throughout the hospital in a variety of units, including medical/surgical, ICU and Pediatric.

  • Float pool nurses treat a diverse range of patients and enjoy the variety of working in different settings.
  • The float pool provides an ideal setting for nurses who would like the opportunity to work in a variety of areas.
  • Full-time and Part-time with benefits or PRN positions available.
  • Enhanced rates
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible hours