Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

  • 398534
  • Registered Nurse
  • 7/30/2018
  • 4647 Zion Avenue
  • San Diego, CA
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • 12/5/2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $44.00 - $49.00*
  • *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

Progressive Care Nurse - Travel - (PCU RN)

Exclusive order to AMN Healthcare! Serving San Diego since 1967 we provide high quality care and a full range of health care services including medical specialty and emergency services for more than 500,000 members throughout the county. Over 7,700 staff and more than 1,100 quality doctors provide care at our medical facility which has 414 licensed beds and a 78 bed Emergency Department. We are currently looking for an experience ICU RN for our 24 bed critical care unit with a daily census of 22, with Float to DOU,SDU, Tele and MS units. We see all ages Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults& Geriatrics. The skills & certifications we are looking for are as follows: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry, Ventilator Management, Swans, CCRN. We are an exciting team who always put our patients first! Additional Unit Information: Total # of beds in the unit: 24.Average daily census:22. Age Groups: Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics. Unit Patient population: Medical, Surgical, Neuro-Surg., Cardiac & Pulmonary Critical care patients, ventilated, Sepsis, MSOF, ARDS, Hemodynamic monitoring (arterial and pulmonary artery. Rarely cares for Pediatric patients. Certifications/Skills required: BLS, ACLS, Telemetry, Ventilator Management, Swans, CCRN. RN must have at least 2 years of ICU experience; if a work day is missed (e.g., sick call), it must be made up. No nasal, tongue or eyebrow piercing (one piercing in ears is okay. No visible tattoos. Special medications on the unit: Unit Dose System, Nothing special; usual ICU Drips. Special procedures: Nothing special, regular ICU procedures. Will not be assigned to Neuro-surgical patients with ICP monitoring; patients with pulmonary artery catheters, BIS monitor. Procedures that could cause ethical issues: Terminally ill patients that are still on " Full Code Status". Cases of Dometic Violence. Withdrawal of life support. Depending on census will float if necessary. Scrubs any color provided by RN.

About the Facility

The Kaiser Permanente group is a name synonymous with high quality medical care in the state of California, and the San Diego Medical Center is no exception. Open and serving San Diego County since 1967, the facility is equipped with 414 licensed beds and a 78-bed ER. The hospital offers a comprehensive array of primary and specialty care services and carries accreditations from a number of national agencies, including the Joint Commission and CARF.

Facility Location

This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

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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