Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

  • 328800
  • Registered Nurse
  • May 16, 2019
  • 1215 Lee St
  • Charlottesville, VA 22908
  • 12 D/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • June 06, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,581 - $1,743*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

Competence in the recovery of patients who have undergone surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Population includes CABG, CABG/Valve combinations, and off-pump minimally invasive valve repair/replacement or single vessel bypass. Patients include such thoracic surgeries as esophagectomy, pneumonectomy, and lung transplant, as well as vascular repair of aortic disease. Must have experience using such vasoactive drips as Epi, Norepi, Milrinone, Vasopressin, etc. Must have experience in the use of Pulmonary Artery catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps, and interpretation of the data. Must have experience with patients who are ventilated. Must be able to demonstrate excellent critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic. Interpretation of 12-lead EKGs/telemetry is needed, as well as ACLS. These exclusive orders at the prestigious University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA. UVA has received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It is the highest and most prestigious distinction a Healthcare Organization can receive for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care. Due to their emerging technology and lead experimental treatment protocols; they make headlines routinely. But it's the attributes of every UVA employee that make their nationally-recognized care anything but routine. Qualities such as persistence, ingenuity and initiative. These attributes create an environment of respect & responsiveness, in which your contribution counts. Come be a part of this wonderful team!

Required Qualifications

Must Have VA RN Lic, or active Compact RN Lic to Submit -2 years of experience -BLS -ACLS -Strong Heart Experience -Strong Cardiac experience -Must have experience with patients who are ventilated. -Competence in the recovery of patients who have undergone surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass -experience using such vasoactive drips as Epi, Norepi, Milrinone, Vasopressin, etc

Preferred Qualifications

CRRT with NxStage, ECMO, transplant patients

Facility Location

Here in the shadows of the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, bold innovation and unmatched tradition walk hand-in-hand alongside an abundance of natural beauty. Explore historic sites like Jefferson’s Monticello and the grounds of the University of Virginia, and enjoy first-rate museums, galleries, wineries, shops and parks.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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