Fairview Health Services

RN Float Pool

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/19/2020 9:21 PM)
Requisition ID
Nursing (RN/LPN)
Nursing Float Pool
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks
Nursing Float Pool


Fairview Ridges Hospital is licensed for 150 beds and is located in the twin cities southern suburb of Burnsville, MN.  Ridges Hospital serves a wide geographic area in which growth is still occurring while remaining a community based hospital.


We have a great opportunity for an RN to gain experience working with a wide variety of patients working in our Float Pool.  As well as be a part of our award winning, caring and committed staff in delivering patient and family centered care. Float Pool RN’s at Fairview Ridges will support various units such as; medical, surgical, cardiac, oncology, orthopedics, spine, and post-partum.


This position is 60 hours in two weeks or a .75 FTE, p.m. shift, 12 hour shifts working 7 pm to 7 am and includes working every third weekend

  • Position reports to Nurse Manager or Patient Care Supervisor
  • Nursing care team model includes RN and NA/NST on all shifts, supported by Advance practice nurse, Clinical education specialist, telemetry techs, social workers, pharmacy, and care coordinators.
  • Oriented to support all patient care areas of the hospital with the exception of Labor Delivery, NICU and Surgery.
  • Future opportunity to orient to ER, ICU, LD or Pediatrics may exist
  • We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package

Responsibilities/Job Description

The registered nurse is responsible for providing patient and family centered nursing care following established standards, professional practice guidelines and MN Nurse Practice act. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, care coordinators, patients, and families and delegates responsibilities as appropriate. RN in the Float pool will cross train to post op surgical, oncology, and complex medical patients.  Epic is used for computerized medical records charting.  Float pool RN is assigned to work in various units to fill vacancies of the regularly scheduled staff, i.e. vacations, ill calls, leaves. Must be able to pass telemetry competency.


Required Qualifications:

  • MN RN licensure by start date
  • BLS for health care providers
  • 1 year of acute care RN experience
  • Training in arrhythmia monitoring and basic EKG interpretation is required or need to train and pass upon hire
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication skills both in person and via phone/emails
  • Comfortable using computers
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and delegate
  • Comfortable floating to different departments

 Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in a team and delegating
  • Work experience in a float pool or floating
  • Familiarity with EPIC
  • BSN or willingness to obtain in the near future

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Must be adaptable to an ever changing environment and practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently.
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve effectively


Physical Demands: Standing, walking, reaching above shoulders, reaching waist level, reaching below knee, climbing, lifting above shoulders <10-20 lbs., lifting waist level 35 lbs., lifting below knee 35 lbs., writing, pushing, hearing, squat/kneeling, repetitive actions, keyboarding, speaking, seeing/visual.  

Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to work well with others.  



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