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Liz Engum, right, a Warroad native, has been a nurse for five years at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Submitted Photo | Sanford Bemidji Medical Center

Annual Report | Health: 'Floating' job offers variety for Sanford Bemidji nurse


BEMIDJI - Sanford Bemidji nurse Liz Engum could be working in any department on any given day.

Engum is one of 18 nurses in the so-called floating nurse pool - the Nurse Resource Team - at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Floating nurses have set schedules but are sent to different departments within the medical center throughout their workdays. Their assignments are based on patient load to ensure adequate staffing in each department.

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