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

  • 268523
  • Registered Nurse
  • 5/21/2018
  • 5855 Copley Drive 1st Floor
  • San Diego, CA
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • ASAP
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $36.00 - $39.00*
  • *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)

This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the CVICU. You'll find a challenging and rewarding environment where patient care is firmly rooted in compassion, innovation, and a drive for great outcomes. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative, energetic caregivers. Details: Unit Summary: NP ratio 1:1-2. High acuity unit seeing injury, respiratory failure, shock, multi system failure, poisonings, near drowning, meningitis, post op cardiac surgical care, neurosurgery. Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed. Responsibilities: Standards of Care; Clinical Skills and Judgment; Caring Practices; Facilitator of Learning/Clinical Inquiry; Advocacy/Moral Agency/Response to Diversity; Collaboration and Communication; Systems Thinking

Required Qualifications

Require: CA RN license, BLS and PALS (AHA only), 2 yrs. PICU/CCU exp - (must have worked in a perm PICU position to be considered) MUST HAVE CARDIAC EXPERIENCE

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: 1 - 2 years of travel experience and previous Children's Hospital experience

About the Facility

This not-for-profit 475-bed medical center is the only hospital in the San Diego area that is dedicated solely to pediatric care and boasts the nation's only designated pediatric trauma center. The facility maintains a clinical partnership with UCSD's Medical School and is regarded as a premier teaching hospital for training pediatric physicians. The hospital also has an extensive research division, working with the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in addition to UCSD. The recipient of many awards and commendations, the hospital has been ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties from 2010-2013 by US News and Report.

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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