Catholic Health Initiatives RN Scheduled Resource Team FT (0.9) Rotating Nights CHI Health St. Elizabeth in LINCOLN, Nebraska

RN Scheduled Resource Team FT (0.9) Rotating Nights CHI Health St. Elizabeth


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

What is a Scheduled Resource Team? The Scheduled Resource Team is a nursing pool developed by CHI Health for flexible nurses, providing high quality care to patients across multiple nursing departments.

How will my pay rate of pay for Scheduled Resource Team be determined? Your base rate, shift, weekend and holiday differentials are identical to full and part-time employees. Merit increases are given in an identical manner as for all core staff members. Because the Scheduled Resource Team is designed to value flexibility, anyone committed to a .6 or higher will earn premium differential pay in addition to normal differential pay.

Premium Differential Pay:

Day Shift, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., earn an extra 10%

Night Shift, 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m., earn an extra 15%

High Needs

  • , 13 week commitment, earn an extra 40%

  • a shift determined to be a High Need, example: every Fri/Sat/Sun, re-evaluated every 13 weeks, if determined to no longer be High Needs, would drop to a regular scheduled resource team position.

Scheduled Resource Team is for you, if you wish to:

Be rewarded for your flexibility in working in multiple nursing departments within a hospital.

Maximize your income by earning premium differential pay.

Scheduled Resource Team is not for you, if you:

Wish the stability of working on a single unit.

Job Summary:

RN II, RN III, RN IV and RN V are expected to meet the position description of RN I in addition to the duties and responsibilities for the highest level of differentiated practice that they have achieved.

RN Level I

The RN I is a novice nurse. The Registered Nurse is responsible to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for assigned patients. The Registered Nurse demonstrates competency in nursing practice as outlined in the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Nurse must be trained to provide care for patients of all ages with additional education focusing on treatment and care of patients in their primary department.

RN Level II

The RN II is the competent nurse. RN II is able to apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients, has mastered specialized techniques and is skilled in setting priorities. External candidates with 2 years full time employment as RN in a hospital or a clinical setting with direct patient care responsibilities can be hired into the RN II level. Internal candidates with one year of current acute care experience are eligible to advance to RN II in the Differentiated Practice Model.

Essential Duties:


  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess and prioritize patient needs.

  • Formulates, implements and evaluates the patient's plan of care. Adjusts plan of care in consultation with the RN Team Coordinator as appropriate and implements plan.

  • Uses basic communication skills to provide care to assigned patients/families. Relays pertinent information through appropriate documentation and referral to other health care team members such as medicine, dietary and support staff. Initiates discharge planning working in collaboration with the Case Manager as appropriate.

  • Initiates appropriate nursing action in crisis or emergency situations.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Provides continuity of care to meet the patient's changing needs.

  • Records information on the patient record in accordance with charting guidelines.

  • Utilizes time management principles and techniques.

  • Recognizes changes in patient status based on interpretation of assessments.

  • Recognizes examples of use of evidence/research based practice-at performance appraisal presents journal article supporting a specific approach to a nursing care problem.


  • Uses interdisciplinary resources to implement plans of care to promote patient self-care.

  • Adapts nursing interventions to promote desired outcomes.

  • Integrates experience and interdisciplinary expertise to establish therapeutic relationships.

  • Evaluates outcomes of plans of care with individual/family.

  • Recognizes examples of use of evidence/research based practice and shares information from nursing journals during staff meetings, practice councils and/or care conferences.

Hours: 6p-6a



  1. A graduate of an accredited school of nursing (AD, Diploma, Baccalaureate).

  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required within 5 years of date of hire.


  1. A valid Registered Nurse license is required.

  2. Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.



  1. Entry level nursing skills.

  2. Previous clinical experience desirable, but not essential.

  3. Differentiated Practice advancement is encouraged.


  1. Equivalent of 2 years current full time RN experience in the acute care setting.

  2. Internal candidates must have completed 1 year of acute care experience and successfully petition to advance to RN II in the Differentiated Practice Model.

  3. External candidate with 2 years full time employment as RN in a hospital or a clinical setting with direct patient care responsibilities can be hired into the RN II level.

Key Evaluation Factors:

  1. Complexity: Must constantly re-evaluate status of multiple patients and adjust priorities to changes in patient needs.

  2. Confidential Data: Continuous exposure to confidential information. Disclosure of this information would result in liability to the institution, staff and physicians and violation of the privacy of patients and families.

  3. Errors: Constant care must be used in preparing and administering medication and treatments according to procedures and instructions. Patient recovery and well-being may be affected.

  4. Nature of Supervision: Works in collaboration with the RN Team Coordinator. Works directly with the SAM Council(s) as appropriate.

  5. Contact with Others: Demonstrates professionalism with visitors, patients, and members of the patient care team. Maintains an environment that encourages professional practice and growth.

Job Float Pool/Registry


Daily Schedule Rotating Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0126860