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Regional Float Pool FAQs

 I already work at a Centura Health facility through an agency, why should I join the Centura Health Regional Pool?

If I currently work for an agency at a Centura facility, can I continue there with my agency but work for the Regional Pool at other Centura facilities?

I am already a full time employee of Centura and want to work the Regional Pool as well. Can I do both?

I work for a Centura float pool now. Can I stay at my current facility and work the Regional Pool?

Do I have to float to all Centura Health hospitals?

Does Centura Regional Pool pay for my CEUs?

Do I build tenure with Centura and am I eligible for the 403(b) retirement savings plan?

If I currently work at a Centura facility and am going to convert to the Regional Pool, do I have to go through orientation and employee health again?

Will you be offering referral bonuses?

Do I have to work weekends and holidays?

Do I get to schedule when I want to work?

How much will I be paid?

Does Centura Health offer an RN Refresher Program?

Where do I apply?


I already work at a Centura Health facility through an agency, why should I join the Centura Health Regional Pool?

As an associate of Centura Health you will be a part of a non-profit faith based organization.  Our goal is to become a world-class healthcare system in Colorado and the nation.  As an associate, you will have a Centura email address and will receive communication from all over the system.  You will be a preferred nurse provider and be offered work schedules prior to our call for an agency nurse.  Regional Pool nurses will be the first confirmed and last canceled at our facilities.  While agency nurses will be the first to have work schedules canceled.
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If I currently work for an agency at a Centura facility, can I continue there with my agency but work for the Regional Pool at other Centura facilities?

No. If you work with the Regional Pool, you will not be permitted to work at any Centura facilities through an agency. You can, however, stay with your agency and continue to work at non-Centura hospitals.
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I am already a full time employee of Centura and want to work the Regional Pool as well. Can I do both?

As a Centura employee you can only work in one area. If you chose to leave your current position to join the Pool, you are not allowed to go back to that facility for six months.
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I work for a Centura float pool now. Can I stay at my current facility and work the Regional Pool?

No. You have to choose one or the other. If you decide to leave your current float pool to come to the Regional Pool, you will not be allowed to return to that facility for six months.
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Do I have to float to all Centura Health hospitals?

No. You must select at least three Centura Health facilities to which you are willing to float.
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Does Centura Regional Pool pay for my CEUs?

No. You are responsible for CEUs. However, there will be online courses offered through HealthStream at no cost to you.
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Do I build tenure with Centura and am I eligible for the 403(b) retirement savings plan?

Yes. All Centura associates are automatically enrolled following 1,000 eligible hours of service.  You will also be able to build tenure with Centura and if you choose, can easily be transferred to a full-time position at any of our facilities.
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If I currently work at a Centura facility and am going to convert to the Regional Pool, do I have to go through orientation and employee health again?

Yes.  After a change of status has been completed, you will attend and receive training rate for a Centura Health orientation, as well as unit orientations at each of the facilities to which you will float.
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Will you be offering referral bonuses?

Up to a $250.00 bonus will be given to an associate whose referral results in the hire of a registered nurse for the Centura Health Regional Pool.
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Do I have to work weekends and holidays?

Yes, you are required to work one weekend shift per month and either one (1) holiday and one high demand shift or a combination that equals two (2) per year.
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Do I get to schedule when I want to work?

Yes, you have the flexibility to schedule the shifts that you would like to work, however facility census drive the need and availability of shifts you can work.
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How much will I be paid?

You will be compensated according to your skill and units that you work.  Compensation is competitive with agency pay.  The Regional Pool will also pay you night and weekend differentials.
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Does Centura Health offer an RN Refresher Program?

Unfortunately, Centura Health does not offer a Refresher Program. Two programs that have information on Refresher courses include: Red Rocks Community College at (866) 977-7358 or Colorado Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at (303) 724-0335.
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Where do I apply?

To apply, visit our careers web portal at careers.centura.org.

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