Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse

  • 474259
  • Registered Nurse
  • September 06, 2019
  • 4867 Sunset Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 10, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,868 - $2,059* | Increased winter rates may apply effective 9/29/2019-4/11/2020. Call for details.
  • *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

Exclusive In 2015, US News and World Report has ranked this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles as the #10 top ranking medical center! In 2013 was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics. Additional unit information: -Total # of beds in the unit: 16. -Nurse to patient ratios 1:1 or 1:2 for all shifts. -No Ancillary Staff. -Unit patient population: Mixed-No Open heart s and no organ transplants. -Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs. -Float to Peds/NICU. For Peds RN must have 2 years exp., NICU must have 2 yrs in level III and PICU must have 1 year of exp -Regional PICU for Southern California Kaiser Permanente- oncology, neurosurgery, urology, general surgery, orthopedics, Genetics/endocrine and respiratory, trauma, infectious diseases. Chest tubes. Vents. Lots of drips and IV. Telemetry experience

Required Qualifications

1. PALS, BLS 2. When PICU census is low, you will float to PEDS or NICU. (floating is not very frequent in the winter but still need the skills to be able to float if census drops) 3. Strong Chemo Experience

Preferred Qualifications

Chemo Certification

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

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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