Travel Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
- Sep 06, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13035546 Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: 09/27/2017Available Shifts: 12 E Pay Rate: $41.00 - 44.00
Exclusive order for AMN. Located in Richmond in the East Bay are of San Francisco, this facility offer centers where physician specialists focus on a particular area such as spinal surgery or cardiovascular care. Only 18 miles from the City of San Francisco, 13 weeks in a variety of adventure in culture, arts and food on your next assignment.
The ICU holds 8 beds with a patient ratio of 1:2. Patient population is adolescent to geriatric; Sepsis, Vent dependent, neurology, renal. Telemetry, Ventilator management experience is required. Special procedures will include; Chemotherapy, Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, Emergent trachs, TEEs, PA lines, Arterial lines, Trans pacers, Cardioversions, CVP monitoring, CRRT.
It is helpful if nurse can draw own ABG's ( from line and radial stick). Nurses are expected to be competent in working with PA lines. Demonstrate the ability to respond well to emergency situations. Work well as part of a team in ICU. Traveler should expect to float to 3 South, 3 North, MS, TCU ER observation and PACU if needed.
Critical care nurses (CCU RNs) assist in the treatment of acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions, in settings requiring continuous vigilance, complex assessment, and high-intensity therapies and interventions. Working with the patients and their families, ICU RNs strive to create healing, humane and caring environments while also focusing on patient advocacy, working in settings such as intensive care units and cardiac care units, where patients require complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance.
CLN's will be floated to Tele/MS up to 50% of contract
2 years of ICU experience
BLS, ACLS Certifications
Telemetry experience - must be able to pass a Math and EKG test within orientation.
Experience with CVP lines, Vent Management
Will float to MS, MSTele and SDU units as required.
Health Connect trained
The San Francisco Bay Area is a favorite destination for anyone who thrives on fun, excitement and endless variety. Enjoy plenty of urban pleasures in "The City by the Bay"take a cable car through the city's historic streets, hop on a ferry to Alcatraz, explore Chinatown or feast on San Francisco's famous cracked crab and sourdough bread. Take a short drive across the Bay Bridge and you'll find yourself in Oakland, an intriguing destination filled with endless cultural, outdoor and sporting pleasures, a scenic yacht-dotted waterfront and a charming downtown area. No matter where you go in the Bay Area, you're never far from Northern California's natural beauty, including the Napa Valley wine region, scenic redwood groves and quite country trails and meadows.
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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