Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

Company:
NurseChoice
Job Type:
Contract
Posted Date:
Nov. 13th 2018
Location(s):
  • Modesto, CA

Job Description

Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N

Critical care registered nurses are adept at providing such care in settings where patients have suffered a heart attack, stroke, shock, severe trauma, respiratory distress or other severe medical issues. Specific critical care nurse duties and responsibilities can include: Assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans Treating wounds and providing advanced life support Assisting physicians in performing procedures Observing and recording patient vital signs Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly Administering intravenous fluids and medications Ordering diagnostic tests Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment Acting as patient advocate Providing education and support to patient families Critical care nurses may also care for pre- and post-operative patients. In addition, some serve as case managers and policy makers, while others perform administrative duties.s.

Required Qualifications
CA License
2 Years Experience
BLS
ACLS

About the Facility
Having opened its doors to the public in 1962, this hospital has rapidly grown in size and stature following a $72 million expansion that has allowed it to establish its name as one of the premier medical facilities in the Greater Modesto/Central Valley region. Today, the hospital boasts a 465-bed capacity and has received a plethora of commendations and accreditations for sterling service, including Joint Commission and COC accreditation. The facility treats a comprehensive range of areas, including trauma, cardiology, high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, neurology and oncology, among others.

Facility Location
Situated in California's San Joaquin Valley - one of the greatest agricultural areas in the nation - Modesto offers a small-town ambiance and easy access to the ocean, mountains and some of the nation's most renowned national parks. Day trip options from Modesto include San Francisco, Sacramento, and Yosemite National Park among many others. With its mild climate, outdoor activities can be enjoyed year round.

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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