Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse

  • 392752
  • Registered Nurse
  • December 10, 2018
  • 5855 Copley Drive 1St Floor
  • San Diego, CA 92111
  • 12 D/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 26, 2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,469 - $1,619*
  • *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

SRequired: CA RN license, BLS and PALS (AHA only), 1.5 - 2 yrs. CVICU/PICU/CCU experience and MUST HAVE PEDS CARDIAC EXPERIENCE. Preferred: 1+ years of travel experience and previous Children's Hospital experience (but no previous travel experience is required) Shifts: 12 hour variables/rotations OR 12 hour night shifts are available. Must be willing to work 7 shifts in a bi-weekly pay period and flexible with 12 hour variable shifts - days/nights are required. Must work 2 out of the 3 holidays. Skills: Ventilators, multiple monitors, computerized charting experience and EKG interpretation. Unit Summary: NP ratio 1:1-2. 30 beds, but can amp up to 37 beds. High acuity unit seeing post op cardiac surgical care, cardiology patients, complex congenital patients, acquired heart disease patients, heart transplantation, VAD’s and ECMO. Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Patients can range from neonatal to young adults older than the age of 18 years. 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 and possess a positive attitude. 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

CA RN license, BLS and PALS (AHA only), PICU/CCU experience and MUST HAVE PEDS CARDIAC EXPERIENCE.

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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