Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)

  1. Los Angeles,CA
  2. Sep 02, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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12974834 Job Description & Requirements
Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
StartDate: 11/14/2017Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $53.44 - 53.44

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In 2015, US News and World Report has ranked this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles as the #10 top ranking medical center! In 2013 was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics.
Unit Description:
-Total # of beds in the unit: 33. Average daily census is: 19. Nurse to patient ratios 1:1-1:2 and 1:3 for all shifts.
-No Ancillary Staff. Type of Patients: Neonates. care for all infants, float to PICU
-Specific Unit Requirements: attended labor delivery birth, knowledgeable in NRP, able to care for surgical patients, GI, Cardiac, Neuro, GU, knowledgeable in medication administration, computer skills a must.
Patient Care Delivery System: Team. Special Unit Procedures: PDA. Meds and drips administered: PGE, Dopamine, Dobutamine, Fentanyl, Amiodarone. Documentation System: Computerized. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs. FLOATING--- floats to PICU as needed.

The role of the neonatal intensive care nurse (NICU nurse) is to provide direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, birth defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. Working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals, the NICU RNs assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care, including ventilators, incubators, or other special equipment or surgery.

Required Qualifications
1. PALS (can obtain any time prior to start date, will need for floating)
2. NRP, BLS
3. 2 years experience in Level III NICU
4. Vent management

About the Facility
A member of the Kaiser Permanente group, which offers worldclass healthcare to patients all across California, this medical center is committed to providing residents of the Greater Los Angeles area with high quality, affordable medical care. The hospital offers a range of primary and speciality services, including surgery, imaging, ER, and birthing services. The Los Angeles Medical Center prides itself on merging state of the art medical technology with a peaceful, meditative environment, as evidenced by the Healing Garden and Teen Lounge facilities which offer patients a pleasant atmosphere during convalescence.

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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