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

  1. Norfolk,VA
  2. Nov 27, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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14136538 Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $34.00 - 37.00

The elite team members of this PICU unit are seeking a like-minded, compassionate RN to join their ranks. With a Cardiac care-giving model based on optimal patient outcomes, the ideal candidate will bring experience, innovation and passion to their role.

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
VA LIC or COMPACT
PALS
BLS
3 yrs PICU or ICU w. strong Cardiac background
Strong background in Cardiac Care

About the Facility
This children's hospital takes pride in its comprehensive pediatric services and is the facility of choice for families in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Experienced staff provides quality, ongoing care for chronic illness, as well as patient surgery, and primary care. Founded in 1961 by a charitable women's group, this not-for-profit teaching hospital is licensed for 106 beds and is houses the state's only dedicated pediatric emergency center.

Facility Location
Known as "America's first region," the areas of Virginia Beach and Norfolk are not only teeming with history, but also offer some beautifully relaxing beaches. Combine the region's natural beauty and culture with a prominent medical presence, and you have a coveted location, filled with a kaleidoscope of opportunities. From wildlife refuge parks to a thriving nightlife and dining scene, the Virginia Beach/Norfolk area is primed for fun.

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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