Staff RN-Float at Bryan Health in Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Bryan Health * Bryan Medical CenterLincoln, NENursingFull-time, Night shift, 1845-0715; every 3rd weekendReq # 21201


The Float Pool RN performs therapeutic nursing interventions and manages the care of patients with conditions common to the various units assigned including, but not limited to: general surgical patients including outpatient surgicals; medical patients including infant to geriatric populations; critically ill patients; neurological patients; renal patients; oncology patients; cardiovascular patients; pediatric patients; subacute and rehab patients; altered mental status patients; orthopedic patients; and OB/gyn patients with the exception of labor and delivery or newborn nursery.

Orientation specific to general medical/surgical floors, intensive care units, emergency department, mother/baby, and/or mental health areas will be provided based on areas the employee will be working. Additionally float personnel working in the ICU and PCU areas will be required to complete modified ECCO curriculum, PCU hemodynamic monitoring, EKG monitoring and ACLS.

The Staff Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for meeting patient's priority needs by assessing, participating in interdisciplinary care planning, providing and /or delegating care and evaluating patients' responses and progress toward clinical outcomes. The Staff RN contributes to an efficient and effective work environment through activities including professional communication and documentation, preceptoring and/or resourcing of others.

The Staff RN supervises Licensed Practical Nurses and/or other support staff in the delivery of patient care as described in Nebraska Statute 38.


*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.

*Initiates assessment and reassessment based on the patient's presenting problems/needs in accordance with Bryan Medical Center's procedures.

*Synthesizes pertinent initial and ongoing patient data to identify nursing priorities for care and desired outcomes/goals.

*Integrates appropriate standards of care into the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis and age-specific needs.

*Executes therapeutic and/or supportive interventions.

*Provides education for the patient and family to meet identified patient needs according to their needs, abilities, preferences and readiness to learn.

*Evaluates the patient's response to and effectiveness of interventions.

*Evaluates patient's progress toward established outcomes.

*Incorporates cultural considerations into the plan/delivery of care.

*Includes family or significant others in the care of the patient as appropriate.

*Documents patient care and related information according to Bryan Medical Center procedures for documentation.

*Provides care in conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

*Facilitates patient's transition to the next level of care.

*Actively participates in continued learning opportunities and continued self-development pertinent to the work unit and duties of the job.


Current Registered Nurse licensure from the State of Nebraska or approved compact state of residence as defined by the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act. Must provide evidence of certification and/or instruction for practice area as required by State or Federal standards/regulations. Basic Life Support (CPR) certification required. Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse is recommended.

Equal opportunityAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Bryan Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.