Travel Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
- Santa Barbara,CA
- Sep 09, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13121131 Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
StartDate: 10/30/2017Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $38.00 - 40.00
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is a 483-bed acute care teaching hospital and trauma center, the largest of its kind between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. The hospital was founded in 1888 by 50 women determined to provide a healthcare facility for the growing community of Santa Barbara.
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.
2 year PICU experience
Float experience to NICU and peds
3-5 yrs exp ICU
About the Facility
As the largest medical facility of its kind between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this teaching hospital is licensed for 408 beds and is home to a renowned children's hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, and a Level II trauma center. Accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital also offers residency programs in internal general surgery, medicine, and radiology, and employs a staff of more than 600 physicians representing a full spectrum of specialties.
Nestled between palm-lined Pacific beaches and gentle mountain foothills, Santa Barbara offers an idyllic California escape. This is the ideal place to kick back on sun-kissed beaches, explore the nearby wine country, browse the boutiques and galleries that line its historic streets or dine under the stars any night of the year.
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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