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Float Pool and Contracts

At WakeMed, we value work-life balance. Our nursing float pool provides you with options based on your scheduling and financial needs. The following information is provided by Staffing Resources, a department at WakeMed Health & Hospitals that provides staffing support to clinical departments.

Float Pool Positions

Working in the WakeMed nursing float pool provides you with flexibility and great pay. By working in our float pool, nurses are able to develop their skills by floating between Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Critical Care areas, based on experience.

 

Availability

Shifts

Units

Pay

Benefits

Option 1

40 hours or less every two weeks

4, 8, or 12 hour

All Areas

$32.73 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

Option 2

40 hours or more every two weeks

4, 8, or 12 hour

All Areas

$36.73 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

Option 3

48 hours or more every two weeks

12 hour

Med/Surg/Tele
Peds/Mother-Baby

$39.53 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

Option 4

48 hours or more every two weeks

12 hour

Critical Care/ED
Labor & Delivery, PACU

$42.57 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

 

Requirements:

  • Current North Carolina RN License
  • Current CPR certification (ACLS is required for some areas)
  • At least two years of hospital experience within the last two years

Scheduling:

  • Float Pool Cover
    • Raleigh Campus
    • Cary Hospital
    • WakeMed North
  • Must work at least 32 hours per month
  • No weekends or holidays required
  • Set your own hours and availability
  • 4-hour, 8-hour, and 12-hour shifts available

Orientation Requirements:

  • System-Wide Orientation (Monday 8:00am - 4:00pm)
  • Nursing Orientation (Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Department Orientation (Thursday & Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Clinical Orientation (36-40 hours with a Resource RN that must be completed within 30 days of start date)

 

Benefits-Eligible Float Pool Positions

WakeMed offers full time benefits-eligible positions in the float pool. These positions provide guaranteed set hours, premium pay, and benefits while floating between Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Critical Care areas. Qualifications include a current NC RN license and at least two years of hospital experience within the last two years.

 

Availability

Shifts

Units

Pay

Benefits

Option 5

Full time (48-72 hours each pay period)

12 hour

Med/Surg/Tele

$34.28 plus shift differentials

Full time

Option 6

Full time (48-72 hours each pay period)

12 hour

Critical Care

$36.32 plus shift differentials

Full time

 

Contract Positions

Periodically, contract positions are available on specific units for limited lengths of time (usually 90 days). For current availability, please click on the "Apply Now" link below and search by title (Staff Nurse, Contract) or department (Staffing Resources). Specific qualifications vary per unit, but a current NC RN license and at least two years of hospital experience within the last two years is required.

 

 

Availability

Shifts

Units

Pay

Benefits

Option 7

Full time (72 hours each pay period)

12 hour
Days/Evenings

Various

$44.64 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

Option 8

Full time (72 hours each pay period)

12 hour Nights

Various

$47.99 plus shift differentials

Supplemental

Available positions are listed under Staffing Resources

*If a particular option that you are interested in is not posted online to apply to, then that position is not available at this time. Please continue to check back periodically as needs are constantly changing.