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Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)

Job ID: 394369
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/2/2018
Address: 2100 Stantonsburg Rd
Location: Greenville, NC
Shift: 12 E/N
Duration: Call for details
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

Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)


Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit 8--Bed Intensive Care Unit Primary Population: Neurosciences intensive care provides support for the neuro-surgical patient population. Patients in this setting require frequent neurological assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. The population will include but is not limited to: • Acute Stroke management (ischemic, hemorrhagic, SAH, etc.) • Post Neuro-surgical and endovascular management (craniotomy, aneurysm clipping/coiling, complex neuro-spine) • Seizure management (epilepsy, post-ictal and pseudo-seizures) • Critically ill neuro patient population that may progress to multi-system organ failure. NSICU must demonstrate expertise in advanced hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, and ventilator management. Nursing staff analyze all hemodynamics and respiratory care practitioners assist with mechanical ventilator management. BLS is required upon hire and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) is preferred. NIHSS (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale) certification is required to be renewed annually. Skills that will be utilized are NIHSS, lumbar, ventriculostomy and ICP management. Management of arterial line, central line, various cranial drains, and mechanical ventilation management are also essential nursing skills. Various intravenous drips concurrent with the ICU setting including pain, sedation, vasopressors etc… Temperature management with hypo and hyperthermia protocols and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) are also essential in care for the critically ill. • RN ratio for Intensive Care beds 1:2 • Nursing assistant ratio for Intensive Care beds 1:12

About the Facility

As the flagship hospital of eastern North Carolina’s premier healthcare system, this facility offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care and houses the region's only Level I trauma center. Serving as the teaching hospital for a major university’s school of medicine, this 861-bed hospital has received accreditation from The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and certification as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award from the American Stroke Association and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medal of Honor for Organ Donation.

Facility Location

Called the "health, entertainment, and educational hub" of North Carolina's Tidewater and Coastal Plain, Greenville, a city of approximately 90,000, has also been named one of America’s "100 Best Communities for Young People," has ranked in the U.S. top ten "Best Small Places For Business And Careers" by Forbes, and has been designated North Carolina’s "Sportstown USA" by Sports Illustrated.

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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