Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse

  • 373149
  • Registered Nurse
  • January 07, 2019
  • 1200 Pleasant Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • February 11, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,709 - $1,884*
  • *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

Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit features a 12-bed, all private-room facility that is staffed by pediatric critical care doctors. It is located on the second floor of the north wing on the Iowa Methodist Medical Center/Blank Children's Hospital campus. The intensive care team helps care for critically-ill or injured infants, children and teens. In addition, the Pediatric Transport Team provides children throughout the state access to a higher level of care. The Transport Team brings critical care expertise to children by a pediatric nurse who is under the medical direction of a pediatric critical care or pediatric emergency medicine physician.

Required Qualifications

PALS TNCC OR ENPC BLS

Preferred Qualifications

They want someone with PICU, NICU and General Peds experience.

Facility Location

As a hub of government action, business, and social and cultural activity, Des Moines may be Iowa’s capital and biggest city, but it still retains its small-town charm and family-friendly vibe. With the Capitol building, State Historical Museum, Blank Park Zoo, historic East Village, and Adventureland amusement park, Des Moines offers something for every taste.

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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