Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - Travel - (NICU RN)

  • 400814
  • Registered Nurse
  • 7/16/2018
  • 27700 Medical Center Road
  • Mission Viejo, CA
  • 12 N
  • 12 Weeks
  • 8/13/2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $32.00 - $37.00*
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - Travel - (NICU RN)

Unit Description: Newborns needing tertiary care Many multiples (twins & triplets) Premature babies with respiratory, circulatory, nutrition, and developmental concerns. Treatments: Specialize in Family Centered Care with emphasis on developmental care. 22 Bed NICU Recently remodeled and expanded Active involvement in NICQ (national Quality Collaborative) resulting in State of the Art care. On the fifth floor; great views; 20 minutes from the beach Reporting to the Nursing Manager, this position is responsible for the planning and delivery of family-centered patient care utilizing the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborate with patient/family and other professional disciplines. Create a partnership to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery for the achievement of mutually desired patient outcomes. Support the organization's vision and mission. Promote and provide excellence in nursing care. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS =EXPERIENCE= 2 year acute care nursing experience within a pediatric setting. Associate degree in Nursing from an approved school. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from an accredited school (preferred) =LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED= Basic Life Support (BLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Registered Nurse-California =SPECIAL SKILLS= Knowledge of and ability to provide appropriate family-centered patient care based upon age appropriateness and cultural and spiritual needs Excellent customer satisfaction skills Effective communication skills Ability to prioritize and complete duties in a timely and organized manner Ability to work collaboratively and in a positive manner with others Ability to prepare timely and accurate documentation and reports Ability to perform work according to CHOC policies and procedures, professional standards of care, and applicable laws Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load/staffing Ability to set goals and judge results in accordance with the highest standards ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1) Accurately and thoroughly perform admission, initial, and ongoing assessments of the patient/family utilizing developmental theory to determine physiological, psychosocial, educational, spiritual, cultural, and related factors impacting illness/wellness. 2) Review and assimilate clinical data for changes in patient status. 3) Report and act on changes in patient condition. 4) Recognize and respond to critical changes in clinical situation. 5) Administer and monitor therapeutic interventions and regimens. 6) Act as a patient advocate by identifying patient/family issues. Seeks out resources to resolve the issues. Ensures needs are met by establishing and re-evaluating priorities of all assigned patients. 7) Incorporates organizational regulatory requirements and standards of care and clinical outcome data such as NDNQI, CALNOC, and patient safety goals into nursing practice. 8) Promote excellence by partnering with the patient/family in the development of the plan of care. 9) Utilizes the EMR to document throughout shift based on CHOC's policies and procedures. 10) Provide and document all education to the patient/family related to hospitalization, clinical situation and treatment plan.

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience: 2. CA lic in hand BLS, PALS, NRP 1 year acute care nursing experience with 6 months in a pediatric setting BSN

Preferred Qualifications

CCRN, Highly desired | ACLS, Highly desired

About the Facility

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission, which also designated it as a Primary Stroke Center, this 407-bed medical hospital is located in Southern California's Orange County. The facility offers a complete range of medical services, with its orthopedics, gastroenterology, and nephrology programs ranked as high performing by U.S. News & World Report.

Facility Location

Located at the foot of scenic Saddleback Mountain in Southern California’s Orange County, Mission Viejo offers a serene, residential setting midway between the major cities of Los Angeles and San Diego. Named the safest city in California and in the U.S. on separate occasions, Mission Viejo is a short drive from Anaheim’s Disneyland, Huntington Beach’s world-class surfing, Newport Beach’s chic shopping and dining, and many other attractions.

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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