UAB Medicine

Highlands Staffing Pool

The Highlands Staffing Pool provides supplementary staffing to inpatient nursing units. Each professional nurse is required to have a valid Alabama Registered Nurse license and a current BLS certification. In addition to work in our ICU a current ACLS certification is required.

Patient Population

  • Orthopaedics
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Acute Care for the Elderly
  • Short Stay
  • Acute Care
  • Critical Care

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • Unit Specific


  • 7a - 7p and 7p - 7a
  • Unit specific 

Skill Mix

  • The Resource Team provides supplementary Registered Nurses to inpatient units as needed.

Nursing Unit Orientation

  • Unit specific