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

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Professional License RN
Specialty PICU
Location San Diego, CA
Start Date ASAP

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Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $1468.00 - 1619.00

SRequired: CA RN license, BLS and PALS (AHA only), 1.5 - 2 yrs. CVICU/PICU/CCU experience and MUST HAVE PEDS CARDIAC EXPERIENCE. Preferred: 1+ years of travel experience and previous Children's Hospital experience (but no previous travel experience is required) Shifts: 12 hour variables/rotations OR 12 hour night shifts are available. Must be willing to work 7 shifts in a bi-weekly pay period and flexible with 12 hour variable shifts - days/nights are required. Must work 2 out of the 3 holidays. Skills: Ventilators, multiple monitors, computerized charting experience and EKG interpretation. Unit Summary: NP ratio 1:1-2. 30 beds, but can amp up to 37 beds. High acuity unit seeing post op cardiac surgical care, cardiology patients, complex congenital patients, acquired heart disease patients, heart transplantation, VAD’s and ECMO. Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Patients can range from neonatal to young adults older than the age of 18 years. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed and possess a positive attitude. Responsibilities: Standards of Care; Clinical Skills and Judgment; Caring Practices; Facilitator of Learning/Clinical Inquiry; Advocacy/Moral Agency/Response to Diversity; Collaboration and Communication; Systems Thinking

Required Qualifications
CA RN license,
BLS and PALS (AHA only), PICU/CCU experience and MUST HAVE PEDS CARDIAC EXPERIENCE.

About the Facility
This not-for-profit 475-bed medical center is the only hospital in the San Diego area that is dedicated solely to pediatric care and boasts the nation's only designated pediatric trauma center. The facility maintains a clinical partnership with UCSD's Medical School and is regarded as a premier teaching hospital for training pediatric physicians. The hospital also has an extensive research division, working with the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in addition to UCSD. The recipient of many awards and commendations, the hospital has been ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties from 2010-2013 by US News and Report.

Facility Location
This California city is what the Golden State is all about: miles of sun-kissed beaches, year-round idyllic weather and a patchwork playground of multi-flavored communities. Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” this jewel on the Pacific Coast glitters with fun, sun, a mind-boggling variety of entertainment and an abundance of exhilarating outdoor adventures.

Job Benefits
At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!


About the Company
Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply


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12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130

(866) 999-2507

www.americanmobile.com



Benefits Offered

Health Insurance Provided: Yes
First Day Health Insurance: Yes
Licensing Reimbursement: Yes
Housing Provided: Yes
Housing Stipend: Yes
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options: Yes
Reimbursement for CEUs: Yes
Retirement Options: Yes
Flexible Payment Options: Yes
Rental Car or Stipend: Yes
Pay for Physical Exams: Yes
Pay for Drug Testing: Yes
Coverage Between Assignments: Yes
Guaranteed Hours: Yes
Travel Expenses: Yes
JCAHO Certified: Yes