Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)

  1. Los Angeles,CA
  2. Sep 02, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12971651 Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
StartDate: 10/16/2017Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $31.74 - 31.74

PICU unit is in new hospital building and has 24 beds. Private rooms w/state of the art technology.
Candidates must have 2+yrs experience w/ high acuity in a large PICU unit (more than 8-10 beds)
Very high acuity so this is a great oppty for your travelers to learn and see things they don't see at other hospitals
CHLA is currently ranked #5 overall as one of the top pediatric specialty hospitals
Should be flexible to float to NICU and CTICU.

The pediatric intensive care nurse (PICU RN) provides cares for children and adolescents, usually up to the age of 18, with life-threatening or high-acuity conditions that require constant monitoring. Working in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), a high-tech children's services area for critically ill, medically complex, and/or post-surgical patients, the pediatric intensive care RN collaborates with families, physicians, and other healthcare officials to determine the best course of patient care and recovery.

Required Qualifications
Must have 2 yrs PICU experience in a good size unit (more than 8 beds, please); 1 yr travel experience is highly preferred, but we will consider RNs w/o travel if they have 4+ yrs of PICU exp in similar children's hospitals
Bachelors degree highly preferred

About the Facility
The first and largest hospital in the Los Angeles metro area dedicated to pediatrics, this nonprofit academic hospital is truly a worldclass children's healthcare provider. The hospital provides care to over 100,000 children on an annual basis and is the preferred choice of many LA families, revered for its commitment to compassionate, exemplary service. The Magnet designated facility is the only freestanding Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Los Angeles County and is the frequent recipient of accolades from national agencies, including being named among just eight children's hospitals to be designated a "Top Hospital" for 2009 by The Leapfrog Group.

Facility Location
In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart's content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

Job Benefits
NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


About the Company
NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


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