Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

Company:
NurseChoice
Job Type:
Contract
Posted Date:
Sep. 22nd 2017
Location(s):
  • Sacramento, CA

Job Description

Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: 03/05/2018Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $44.41 - 44.41

Exclusive Order to AMN. This multi-campus hospital is located within the city limits of California's state Capital, Sacramento. This hospital has been named a 2012 Leapfrog Top Hospital, which evaluates safety and top physician and nurse staffing. Enjoy the California weather while exploring the cultural, artistic, and leisure opportunities that add to a vibrant metropolitan region.

The 10 beds ICU provides patient care on the second floor and to 10 beds on the third floor. Traveler will float to alternate ICU floors Typical patient population: Pneumonia on vents, trauma patients, cardiac stabilization


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
Float position, travelers will float to ICU, MS and Tele units
2 years experience
travel experience
ACLS Certification
Will also float to CDA (Clinical Decision Area) which is based in the ER - Traveler will monitor and see if patient needs to be admitted


Preferred Qualifications
Previous travel
Health connect experience
BSN
**prefers no first time travelers**


About the Facility
The 161-bed Kaiser South Sacramento Medical Center offers a Level II Trauma Center and almost 40 private rooms dedicated to labor, delivery, and mother-baby recovery, and is among only 83 hospitals in the U.S. to be designated for excellence in breastfeeding support to new mothers and babies based on World Health Organization and UNICEF standards.


Facility Location
The gateway to the Gold Country, the seat of California state government and the perfect launching pad for trips to stunning Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, this thriving state capital is filled with surprises. With its abundant natural beauty, Wild West charm and many riverfront attractions, “the city of a million trees” has something for everyone.

Job Benefits
NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


About the Company
NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


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