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Registered Nurse RN Float Team

Location: Binghamton
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Binghamton, NY

Shift: -Day
Hours per week: -40
Salary range: -$30.54 - 45.82/hour, depending on experience

Experienced candidates may be eligible for a sign-on -bonus of up to $10,000.

Registered Nurse (RN) Ambulatory Services

United Health Services is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Float Team (Ambulatory Services). The Float Team is instrumental in covering for United Health Services Physician Practice Registered Nurses when they are out on either short or long-term absences. The Float RN is a flexible, versatile Registered Nurse that is comfortable in new surroundings and can adjust easily. The Float RN is instrumental in keeping United Health Services Physician Practice and Specialty Offices operating seamlessly. The position is located throughout the UHS Campuses in the Binghamton, NY area. Most physician practice offices are open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, (there may be some small adjustments to this schedule depending on the office). This is a full-time/benefits-eligible position.

Registered Nurse RN Overview

The Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse (RN) protects, promotes, and optimizes health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, and the alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response and through advocacy in the care of individuals and families. The RN is responsible and accountable for compliance to all standards of practice and professional development in accordance with the New York State Nurse Practice Act, United Health Services Hospitals and Nursing Division policies, ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Bill of Patient Rights. The RN promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.

Registered Nurse RN Key Responsibilities and Expectations

Coordinates clinical training, orientation, and ongoing evaluation of new/existing urgent care clinical staff as well as completion and submission of clinical competencies at time of hire and annually
In collaboration with the supervisor, coordinates urgent care clinical schedules, ensuring appropriate clinical support for extended hours of the urgent care facility
The RN provides clinical leadership staff while overseeing the scope of practice of LPN's and Medical Assistants in the urgent care setting
Triages and assesses acutely ill patients for early identification of signs and symptoms to prevent complications and ensure timely intervention of acutely ill patients
Educates patient and family in health promotion and disease management using available resources
Utilizes a working knowledge of pharmacology and safely administers medications according to UHS Hospitals policy
Maintains CLIA Waived Lab standards and performs CLIA Waived Lab testing and oversees proficiency validation according to regulatory standards, Includes oversight of tri annual AAFP Lab Proficiency testing, lab quality controls and Lab credentialing
Collaborates and leads patients, families, and all members of the health Care Team in coordinating patient care
In collaboration with the Unit Coordinator, participates in and facilitates Performance Improvement activities, monitors PI data, and assists with the development of Performance Improvement plans
Collaborates with the Unit Coordinator to promote and facilitate the compliance and understanding of the Joint Commission, NYS DOH, Infection Control and all regulatory standards
Participates in educational opportunities and in collaboration with the unit coordinator, assists in providing information updates and acts as a resource for all clinical staff
Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications


Graduated of an accredited school of registered nursing
At least 1 year experience in health care setting with evidence of having obtained proficiency in those areas emphasized in the Registered Nurse curriculum
Current NY State RN license
Documentation of current CPR certification required within 1 week of start of employment.


Previous experience in a walk in/ primary care/ specialty care setting.

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We're proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

Health, dental, and vision insurance
Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
403(b) retirement plan with company match model
Immediate accrual of paid time off
Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
UHS encourages career development and has established programs to support tuition reimbursement for its employees who wish to improve their knowledge and skills. These include programs related to tuition reimbursement, educational incentives, and tuition forgiveness. The availability of these programs depends on the UHS entity in which you are employed

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York's Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are "LOVED!" This means we're Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you'll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York's Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you'll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We're a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.

United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at


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