Graduate Nurse - Resource Pool/Tele/Med/Surg

Nursing Resource Pool

Full Time


36 hours per week


Graduate Nurse - Resource Pool/Tele/Med/Surg

Our Resource Pool is an internal pool of professional nurses that are crossed trained and rotate hospital units in order to support staffing needs utilizing their nursing expertise and skill set.  You will be assigned where staffing needs are highest for the medical/surgical units.


Orientation for this role will last 6 - 7 weeks on 1-2 units with consistent preceptors and will be a full time commitment for this time period. Graduate nurses in the Med-Surg Resource Pool will have a specific orientation outline and will be tailored to cover non-unit specific/general criteria; excluded from orientation will be chest tubes, ventilators, Class I cardiac drips, Bipap, open heart patients, PCU, ICU, ED, chemotherapy, and peritoneal dialysis.


If you are looking for dynamic learning opportunities with complex medical treatments and continual advancements, then we invite you to join our team. Our hospital specialties include a variety of acute medical, cardiac, surgical and respiratory conditions. We incorporate a primary care nursing model with a team approach to meet the needs of the patient population.



Position Highlights:

·         Recognized Leader: Only Magnet Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.

·         Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.

·         Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with the hospitalist physician group.

·         Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance.

·         Work/Life: Flexible self-scheduling options and reduced holiday requirements to balance your work/life and school calendars.

·         Premium pay to reward flexibility and expertise.

What you will do:

·         Therapeutic med/surg nursing interventions and hands on skills including tube feeds, dressing changes and more. Patient education, goal setting, critical thinking and care planning.

·         Care for and provide treatment modalities.

·         Collaborative team approach: SNAP rounding daily with interdisciplinary team of hospitalist physicians, clinical affiliates, medical social work, care managers, nutrition, Rehab services, spiritual care and pharmacy.


·         Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice.

·         Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families. 

Career Path:

·         Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification.

·         Career advancement to leadership roles as team leader, preceptor, mentor, coordinator/management.

Mission Statement:

·         We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.



·         To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.


Core Values:

·         In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.


Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

·         Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, in the State of New York.

·         Maintains current BLS/CPR

·         Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.  


Work Environment and Hazards:

·         Clinical setting.  Exposure Class I


Physical Demands:

·         Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds.  Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.


Work Contact Group:

·         All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.


Supervised By:

·         Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.