Registered Nurse – RN – Tier I Float Pool – PRN – SMC – Dayshift or Nightshift – Enhanced Rates Vacancies in Bon Secours Petersburg, VA

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About the job

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.

New Enhanced Rates!

Dayshift and Nightshift opportunities available!

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)

    Work Experience

    1 year of experience as an Registered Nurse in acute care (required)


    EPIC Electronic Health Record (preferred)



    Patient Population

    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)

    Working Conditions

    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.

    Physical Requirements

    Physical Demands

    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

    Crawling x

    Climbing x

    Balance x

    Bending x

    Work Position

    Frequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%

    Sitting x

    Walking x

    Standing x

    Physical Requirements

    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

    Finger Dexterity

    Color Vision

    Acuity – far

    Acuity – near


    Depth perception

    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

    Perform assessments

    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


    Critical thinking

    Detail oriented

    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

    Compassionate, relationship-based approach to help find meaning in illness, suffering, pain, and existence

    Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

    We’ll Also Reward Your Hard Work With

    • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance w/AD&D
    • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
    • Paid time off
    • Educational Assistance
    • And much more

    Scheduled Weekly Hours


    Work Shift



    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 [email protected] 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 protected]

Company: Bon Secours

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Petersburg, VA

Application Deadline: N/A

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