Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - Travel - (PICU RN)

  • 396082
  • Registered Nurse
  • 6/26/2018
  • 280 West MacArthur Boulevard
  • Oakland, CA
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • 1/24/2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $47.00 - $52.00*
  • *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

Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - Travel - (PICU RN)

Exclusive Order to AMN. The flagship Medical Center for this major hospital organization, is community-focused, with a highly specialized care environment. Located in East Bay of the San Francisco area, and only 12 miles from downtown. Enjoy 13 weeks in a variety of adventure in culture, arts and food. The PICU unit holds 10 beds with levels 2-3 in acuity. Typical diagnosis for this unit include: Neurosurgery; spine surgery; respiratory and GI; no cardiac. Traveler will be expected to float to the Pediatric unit. Computer skills are required and can be trained on the EPIC system. This is a small unit with collaborative practices with physicians and nurses; family centered theory.

Required Qualifications

Neuro Surgery experience BLS, PALS certifications Experience in vents; Baxter infusion pumps; PCA; drips, chest tubes, vasoactive meds; typical PICU meds. Floats: Pediatrics

Preferred Qualifications

Health Connect May be expected to cross train to at least one other Maternal Child Health/Family Centered Care area with appropriate certifications.

About the Facility

As part of the Kaiser Permanente group, the Oakland Medical Center offers high quality care to residents of the Bay Area, along with sister institutions based in Alameda, Pinole and Richmand. This facility was the first which Kaiser developed in the area and, in 2014, will see a total renovation and the grand opening of a new facility with expanded ER options and a comprehensive pediatrics center. Kaiser is a name that is synonymous with high quality healthcare and the Oakland Medical Center is no exception to the rule.

Facility Location

Oakland has it all: a mild year-round climate, world-class arts and entertainment, award-winning restaurants, a yacht-dotted waterfront and a wonderfully renovated downtown area. Nestled between the bay and the coastal hills, a short drive across the bridge from San Francisco, travelers enjoy exploring the many facets of this eclectic and diverse California city.

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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