Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Care Float Pool, Part Time Days

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), 12 Hour AM, Critical Care Float Pool

UC Health is hiring a full time Registered Nurse (RN) for the Critical Care Float Pool for the night shift at West Chester Hospital. The Float Pool Nurse will support West Chester Hospital's Critical Care Units and Level III Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.

Unit Details:
  • Nurses experience flexibility and variety in their career
  • Experience the empowerment to promote change on the unit as a RN
  • Employees can do their own 6-week self-scheduling.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Employee paid long term and short term disability


The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate's Degree, minimum required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred
  • Current OH RN License
  • 1 year of Critical Care/Progressive Care/Step-Down experience (required)

Critical Care
  • Care for the patient requiring hemodynamic monitoring, including but not limited to pulmonary artery catheter, arterial line,
  • Care for the patient with a temporary pacemaker.
  • Care for the patient with acute respiratory failure requiring ventilator support.
  • Care for the patient with acute/chronic renal failure in need of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
  • Care for postoperative patient that initiated from ICU
  • Care for post-interventional procedural patient, including but not limited to, angioplasty, stent placement
  • Care for the patient requiring paralytic medical management
  • Care for the patient requiring intra-aortic balloon pump
  • Acts as resource for Centralized Monitoring Unit
  • Responds to Code Blue and Rapid Response Team

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at