Human Resources

Pool Nurses

Jefferson Nurse Julie Tang

Jefferson Flexible Nursing Pool

The Jefferson flexible nursing pool offers you the opportunity to work in an exciting and challenging environment in a variety of settings. It provides a work schedule that allows you to balance your professional nursing career with your personal life. 

Professional nurses who join the Jefferson flexible nursing pool are scheduled on an "as needed" basis to supplement staffing needs. The Jefferson flexible nursing pool allows clinicians an excellent opportunity to practice in critical care, telemetry and medical/surgical units. Individual skills and competencies determine where a clinician is assigned.

Once hired, you will self-schedule your time availability and our staffing coordinator will direct you to practice at any of our three hospitals in Philadelphia, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience in Center City and at Methodist Hospital in South Philadelphia, depending on the need.

As a Jefferson pool nurse your benefits will include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free access to all CNE programs
  • CE Direct membership with unlimited CNE opportunities and certification preparation materials
  • Compensation for achieving specialty certification
  • Free ACLS/BLS courses

Tier 1 Nursing Pool

Requirements

  • BSN 
  • Two years of recent and relevant experience
  • Current PA nursing license
  • Current CPR certification (must be American Heart Association-BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • ACLS certification required for telemetry and critical care
  • 32-hour minimum commitment/month
  • 16 hours (of the 32 hours) off-shift or weekend
  • No holiday requirement

Salary

  Weekly Rates (per hour) Weekend Rates (per hour)
Day $46 $52
Evening $49 $54
Night $51 $56

Tier 2 Nursing Pool

Requirements

  • BSN 
  • Two years of recent and relevant experience
  • Current PA nursing license
  • Current CPR certification (must be American Heart Association-BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • ACLS certification required for telemetry and critical care
  • 48-hour minimum commitment/month
  • Three weekend 12-hour shifts/month
  • Three major holidays or premium days*/year
  • Must be willing to work at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital
* Premium days are those that are not official holidays but frequently requested off. For example, the day after Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Super Bowl Sunday, etc.

Salary

  Weekly Rates (per hour) Weekend Rates (per hour)
Day $56 $62
Evening $59 $64
Night $61 $66

Other Jefferson Pools

Unit-Based Pool

As a unit-based pool nurse, you will choose a home unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital or Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience in Center City or Methodist Hospital in South Philadelphia, where you will primarily self-schedule your time.

Requirements

  • BSN 
  • Two years of recent and relevant experience
  • Current PA nursing license
  • Current CPR certification (must be American Heart Association-BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • ACLS certification required for telemetry and critical care
  • 32-hour minimum commitment/month
  • 16 hours (of the 32 hours) off-shift or weekend
  • Any holiday requirements based on unit specific needs will be discussed during the interview process

Salary

Your compensation is a competitive hourly rate based on years of experience.

Operating Room Pool

Requirements

  • BSN 
  • Three years of recent and relevant experience
  • Current PA nursing license
  • Current CPR certification (must be American Heart Association - BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • ACLS certification required for telemetry and critical care
  • 32-hour minimum commitment/month
  • 16 hours (of the 32 hours) off-shift or weekend

Salary

Hourly Rate: $49

Emergency Department Pool

Requirements

  • BSN 
  • Three years of recent and relevant experience
  • Current PA nursing license
  • Current CPR certification (must be American Heart Association-BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • ACLS certification required for telemetry and critical care
  • 48 hour minimum in six-week schedule
  • 16 hours must be off shift in six-week schedule (anytime after 3 p.m.)
  • Three weekend shifts in six-week schedule. (Weekend time begins 3 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. on Monday)
  • One winter and one summer holiday required

Salary

  Weekly Rates (per hour) Weekend Rates (per hour)
Day $46 $52
Evening $49 $54
Night $51 $56

Online Pool Nurse Orientation Instructions

Our orientation is divided into two sections. Both parts must be completed prior to attending your scheduled one-day classroom experience. Please click here for materials and more information.