Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
|Date Posted:||September 14, 2015|
$42.00 - $47.00
Job Description & Requirements
Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)
Exclusive order to AMN Healthcare at a state-of-the-art 352-bed hospital in Downey, CA. Built in 2009 this hospital has 95 percent family-friendly private rooms. It includes a variety of environmentally friendly features such as large windows to allow for an abundance of natural light, carpeting made from recycled materials, use of 100 % of fresh air and no recirculation, and paint made from non-toxic materials.
Total # of beds in the unit: 49 beds. Nurse to patient ratios NICU level 1:2, Intermediate Nursery level 1:3-4 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patient’s age Neonates. Staff works in 12 hour shifts. Unit patient population: Neonates, surgical. Required Certs: BLS, NRP, Vent Mgmt. Patient Care Delivery System: Primary and Team. Special Unit Procedures: PDA, PICC insertion. Documentation System: Computerized HealthConnect. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.
The role of the neonatal intensive care nurse (NICU nurse) is to provide direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, birth defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. Working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals, the NICU RNs assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care, including ventilators, incubators, or other special equipment or surgery.
BLS, NRP, Vent Mgmt
3 years experience, STABLE
About the Facility
Having opened its doors to the Los Angeles public in 1965, the Kaiser Downey Medical Center has become a trusted name in healthcare and the preferred choice of many in the area. Today, the medical center exists as a 352-bed institution that offers a full range of care options and is the frequent recipient of national and regional awards and accreditations, including being the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified and, in 2012, receiving the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row.
Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.
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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