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

Job ID: 379818
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 5/30/2018
Address: 1935 Medical District Dr
Location: Dallas, TX
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 6/22/2018
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: Call for details

*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)

44 critical care beds. Very acute patients on this unit. The manager typically requires a minimum of 3-4 years solid PICU experience from a Children's hospital. Will float to other ICU's and acute care. This is a general PICU unit with a lot of Neuro, Septic, Hem/Onc and Respiratory patients. Also deal with transplants pre and post surgery. Neuro does deal with intracranial devices so experience with devices nice but not required. RT's on floor will take care of vent patients. If floor is busy will float RN's to Trauma Unit. Staff will also float to NICU and Cardiac at times. Medical staff consists of Residents, Fellows and Attendings.

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience: 4. TX or Compact Lic BLS PALS 3 years Children's hospital PICU experience required 4 yrs level one exp

Preferred Qualifications


About the Facility

This 408-bed hospital is the fifth-largest pediatric medical center in the United States and home to Texas' first Level I trauma center. This facility has also received Joint Commission accreditation and Magnet designation, and has been ranked as one of America’s top pediatric hospitals for nephrology, orthopedics, and urology by U.S. News & World Report.

Facility Location

Known to locals as simply “Big D,” everything in this sprawling Texas town is larger than life. A major center for banking, finance and oil, Dallas knows how to balance business and pleasure. It boasts more shopping centers than any other U.S. city, an abundance of sporting pleasures and excellent travel nursing assignments at its leading facilities.

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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