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RN - Registered Nurse - ICU - Staff Float Pool - Multiple Shifts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
RN - Registered Nurse Geriatric Emergency Care Coordinator - Highlands Emergency Department - AM (300) - (T215618)


Pay Range: $29.17 - $47.46 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, nursing-specific wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, annual certification recognition payment, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- 5-time Magnet-designated organization
- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To manage the plan of care for the geriatric patient population presenting to the UAB Emergency Department. To assess and prioritize patients utilizing geriatric-specific nursing criteria in order to expedite and improve care, achieve better outcomes and more effectively guide the allocation of resources. To function as a liaison coordinating care with the multidisciplinary care team. To plan care management as achieved through coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff and other health professionals. Coordinates patients with outpatient services as indicated.


Bachelor's degree in Nursing and two (2) years of related experience, within the previous five (5) years, in an emergency department serving geriatric patients required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Master's degree in Nursing preferred. Experience with quality improvement programs preferred. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Must complete eight (8) hours of Alabama Board of Nursing approved continuing education credits (CEUs) in geriatric topics as part of ABON requirement of twenty-four (24) hours of CEUs every two (2) year renewal period. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Emergency Services


: 703450000 Emergency Services Trauma/Burns

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 3-12 Hour Shifts/AM