Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel (ICU RN)

ONWARD HEALTHCARE Palm Springs, CA

1 week, 3 days ago

Job Category
Registered Nurse
Profession
ICU
Specialty

Shift
12 D
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
Call for Details
Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel (ICU RN)
RN MICU nurses assess, diagnose, treat and monitor critically ill patients in medical intensive care units. Duties for the RN MICU may include: Suctioning Adjusting ventilator/IABP Wound care/repositioning Organizing and transporting for additional testing Performing and interpreting ECG Education and fielding questions from patient and/or family members A day in the life of an ICU RN may consist of: Take a report and check all infusions on each patient. Complete assessment of the patient and documentation Check all equipment on each patient (ventilator setting, chest/wound drains, IDC, IABP/VAD, nitric oxide tank, pressure transducers) and document accordingly.. Check the medications chart and make sure all medications are administered timely. Attend rounds and make any adjustments Reassess the patient any time any changes are noted. Maintain the confidentiality of matters regarding patients and coworkers. Comply with regulations, rules and procedures in order to maintain a safe and clean environment. Adhere strictly to infection control protocols to protect patients and coworkers.

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.
Required Qualifications
CA license ACLS, BLS 2 years experience Will be required to float to other ICU units. Also need to be flexible to float to ED & PCU.
Preferred Qualifications
Number of beds in your facility? 385 ICU unit 39 Beds
About the Facility
Among the largest and most comprehensive medical centers in its area, this bustling 367-bed hospital is home to the only designated trauma center in the region, and offers a full range of medical services, including emergency/trauma, cancer, a women and infants center, an orthopedic institute, a cardiovascular institute, a senior program, a renowned wellness center, and outpatient rehabilitation services.
Facility Location
Surrounded by dramatic mountains, red-rock canyons and sweeping desert wilderness, Palm Springs is the ideal place to indulge in quiet pursuits or heart-pounding adventures. From mountain biking and hot air ballooning to tennis, shopping or poolside relaxation, this pristine oasis offers an abundance of pleasures.
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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