Nursing Float Pool

Nursing Float Pool

What Is a Float Pool?

The University Health 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 and part-time positions with benefits and PRN positions are available.

The University Health Float Pool was designed to create a system wide float pool to assist in staffing clinical nursing positions.


  • 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 processes, policies and departments
  • Deploy a dedicated, centralized team that continually meets University Health staffing needs and that share the University Health mission, vision and values


  • Three years' experience as an RN
  • Meets minimum job description criteria
  • Willing to float to more than one area
  • Willing to work alternate shift, when critical staffing need occurs

Shift Requirements

  • We have 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 hour 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

  • Ante Partum/Post-Partum and Gyn
  • 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 Intensive Care Unit
    • 12-bed Transplant Intensive Care Unit
    • Transplants include:
      • Liver
      • Lung
      • Kidney
      • Pancreas
    • Care for cardiothoracic surgery patients
  • Transplant/Cardiothoracic Acute
    • 17-bed transplant telemetry unit
    • Transplant care for waiting list, pre- and post-op patients

    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