Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)

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Company: American Mobile
Location: Oakland, CA
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Source: AMN Healthcare
Discipline
Registered Nurse
Specialty
PICU
Subspecialty

Shift
12 N
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
$66.00 - $71.00
Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)
Exclusive Order to AMN. The flagship Medical Center for this major hospital organization, is community-focused, with a highly specialized care environment. Located in East Bay of the San Francisco area, and only 12 miles from downtown. Enjoy 13 weeks in a variety of adventure in culture, arts and food.

The PICU unit holds 10 beds with levels 2-3 in acuity. Typical diagnosis for this unit include: Neurosurgery; spine surgery; respiratory and GI; no cardiac. Traveler will be expected to float to the Pediatric unit. Computer skills are required and can be trained on the EPIC system. This is a small unit with collaborative practices with physicians and nurses; family centered theory.

Start 6/25, 7/16, 7/30, 8/13, 8/27 - will screen all other start dates through August
Shift:
12 Night - 7:15p - 7:45a




The pediatric intensive care nurse (PICU RN) provides cares for children and adolescents, usually up to the age of 18, with life-threatening or high-acuity conditions that require constant monitoring. Working in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), a high-tech children’s services area for critically ill, medically complex, and/or post-surgical patients, the pediatric intensive care RN collaborates with families, physicians, and other healthcare officials to determine the best course of patient care and recovery.
Required Qualifications
3 years of PICU expereince Neuro Surgery experience BLS, PALS certifications Experience in vents; Baxter infusion pumps; PCA; drips, chest tubes, vasoactive meds; typical PICU meds. Floats: Pediatrics
Preferred Qualifications
May be expected to cross train to at least one other Maternal Child Health/Family Centered Care area with appropriate certifications.
About the Facility
As part of the Kaiser Permanente group, this medical center offers high quality care to residents of the Bay Area, along with sister institutions based in Alameda, Pinole and Richmand. This facility was the first which Kaiser developed in the area and, in 2014, will see a total renovation and the grand opening of a new facility with expanded ER options and a comprehensive pediatrics center. Kaiser is a name that is synonymous with high quality healthcare and this location is no exception to the rule.
Facility Location
Oakland has it all: a mild year-round climate, world-class arts and entertainment, award-winning restaurants, a yacht-dotted waterfront and a wonderfully renovated downtown area. Nestled between the bay and the coastal hills, a short drive across the bridge from San Francisco, travelers enjoy exploring the many facets of this eclectic and diverse California city.
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. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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