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

  1. Palo Alto,CA
  2. Sep 07, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13059049 Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $46.00 - 48.00

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Internationally recognized for pediatric and obstetric care, this hospital provides a wide range of services for babies, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. Their pediatricians, specialty doctors, nurses and staff serve children and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley and all of Northern California and are recognized both for their achievements and their commitment to highly specialized care. The hospital has again been ranked as one of the nation's best and also the highest-ranked Bay Area Children's Hospital by the U.S. News Media Group's 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals survey and is one of the first children's hospitals to join with Partnership for a Healthy America.

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
1+ years of high level PEDS CVICU experience
BLS(AHA), and PALS
Ventilators, Cooling Blanket, IV Insertion
Computerized Charting Experience
High Frequency Vents/Oscillators, Nitric Oxide
Previous Travel experience

Preferred Qualifications
Telemetry
2 years experience


About the Facility
Located on the renowned Stanford University Medical Campus, the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital is internationally recognized as a truly worldclass pediatrics facility, equipped with over 650 physicians and more than 4500 staff members. The facility is the frequent recipient of awards and commendations, most recently being recognized by US News and Report in 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties. In addition to its main campus, the hospital operates three satellite facilities throughout Northern California, bringing high quality pediatric care to residents of Fremont, Mountain View, and Redwood City in addition to Palo Alto.

Facility Location
Known as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley” and the home of Stanford University, Palo Alto’s eclectic mix of tradition and innovation makes this California town a great place to live and work. Located just 35 miles south of San Francisco, this college town boasts a charming tree-lined downtown, an abundance of beautiful parks, a medley of cultural offerings and excellent travel nursing assignments.

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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