Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

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

Job Description

Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: 05/07/2018Available Shifts: 12 N, 12 E Pay Rate: $44.41 - 44.41

Women's Choice Award: Santa Clara Medical Center Is Tops for Patient Satisfaction! Santa Clara Medical Center has received the Women's Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2012 America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience! Come and join this amazing team of healthcare professionals through AMN!
Vent and Swans experience
Must have at least 2 years recent ICU experience
Must be willing to float to SDU and Tele
Must have computer charting experience
Must have CA License
BLS
ACLS
UNIT DESCRIPTION:
20 bed unit
Acute Respiratory Failure
Acute MI, Advance Heart Failure
Acute GI Bleed, Electrolyte Imbalance, patients post-drug overdose, patients in shock, (cardiogenic, hemorrhagic, and septic) patients having had major abdominal, vascular, or thoracic surgery, as well as PP patients with HELLP Syndrome, and bleeding imbalance
Average Daily Census: average occupancy 80 - 95% to capacity


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
ICU Qualified RN will work in Cardiac Tele
Vent and Swans experience
Recent ICU experience, at least 2 years
Willing to float to SDU and Tele
Computer charting experience
CA License
BLS ACLS
Ability to float to CVICU


Preferred Qualifications
Health Connect/Epic
Travel experience
Experience with ICP


About the Facility
With 327 licensed beds, this medical center provides healthcare to residents of the Greater Santa Clara area. As a member of the esteemed Kaiser Permanente group, the hospital boasts state of the art medical technology and some of the region's finest physicians. The facility was founded in 2005 and has grown since opening its doors, today boasting a staff of more than 450 physicians. With 37 departments, including the area's only dedicated cancer treatment center, the Santa Clara Kaiser Drive Medical Offices offers a full range of primary and specialty care options.

Facility Location
Located in the technology hub of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a place to find booming business as well as culture, arts and entertainment. Surrounded by winding creeks, lush trees and rolling hills, this California town is the perfect setting to enjoy local wineries or the California Mission Santa Clara de AsĂ­s, located in the city.

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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