Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

  • 449132
  • Registered Nurse
  • May 07, 2019
  • 1325 S. Cliff Avenue Pb Box 5045
  • Sioux Falls, SD 57105
  • 12 D/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • June 03, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,605 - $1,769*
  • *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

Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

As the flagship facility of the Avera Health System, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center delivers comprehensive health care and extensive medical specialty services to residents of South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa. If a life-threatening event occurs, trust in the experts and advanced technology found at Avera intensive care units (ICU), which are fully-equipped for complex medical care 24/7. 24/7 Care for Patients & Peace of Mind for Families Time in an ICU can be overwhelming. Rely on the high-quality care, communication and compassion provided by your ICU care team. You’ll receive continuous monitoring and attention from specially-trained critical care nurses, physicians and support staff. In addition to the latest in critical care equipment and techniques, ICU features throughout the region may include: •Hospital-based location for easy access to additional specialized services •In-room kidney dialysis •Lounges with entertainment, refreshments and amenities for family and friends •Private patient rooms optimized for a quieter, healing environment •Support services from social workers, case managers and pastoral care Specialized Trauma Team Benefit from access to Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center’s Trauma Team, based in Sioux Falls, SD. This team of experts delivers trauma care starting with initial treatment through critical care and rehabilitation. The Trauma Team has a trauma surgeon prepared to respond 24/7 and provides around-the-clock coverage in key areas, including: •Anesthesia •Respiratory therapy •Laboratory •Pharmacy •Radiology •Surgery •Chaplaincy Each Trauma Team special care unit is prepared to assist with specific treatment for needs, such as: •Surgical •Neuroscience •Burn care •Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy •Orthopedic •Intensive care, including pediatric and neonatal intensive care

Required Qualifications

BLS ACLS

Preferred Qualifications

NIH Stroke Scale

Facility Location

Known as the “Gateway to the Plains,” Sioux Falls features beautiful terrain marked by sprawling plains and rushing waterfalls. The city’s arts and culture scene has experienced a recent revitalization and is quickly becoming known for its theatre, gallery and music events. Blending a unique mix of rich historical presence and modern day lifestyles makes Sioux Falls an interesting and innovative city to call home.

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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