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Registered Nurse – PICU job in El Paso, TX

RN • PICU
Start: 12/12/2021
Shift: Night
Duration: 13 weeks
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About the Assignment

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Registered Nurses provide care for children and adolescents with a wide-range of ailments, from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/PICU RN Responsibilities:

  • The Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient, consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings, such as EKG tracings, O2 stats, CVP/arterial line waveforms, if applicable, and reports any observed changes
  • Tracks urine output, changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs (both central venous & arterial)
  • Administers infusion therapy, including: IV fluids, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, electrolytes
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as ventilators
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments, analyzes lab results
  • Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations
  • Assists with the insertion or discontinuation of CV catheters, arterial lines, external ventricular drains, epidural catheters and endotracheal tubes, Foleys
  • The PICU RN provides education, information and emotional support to the patient’s family and caregivers
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • The PICU RN performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment

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General

Guaranteed Hours
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Insurance Benefits

Health Insurance Provided
First-Day Health Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance
Coverage Between Assignments

Financial Benefits

Licensing Reimbursement
CEU Reimbursement
Flexible Payment Options
Pay for Physical Exams
Pay for Drug Testing

Housing/Travel Benefits

Housing Provided
Housing Stipend
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options
Rental Car or Stipend
Cover Travel Expenses to the Assignment

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