Pediatric Emergency Room Nurse - (Peds ER RN - Pedi ER RN)

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Company: Nursesrx
Location Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: February 18, 2015
Source: Nursesrx
Discipline
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Pedi ER
Subspecialty

Shift
12 D, 12 N
Duration
13 Weeks
Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
$45.00 - $48.00
Job Description & Requirements
Pediatric Emergency Room Nurse - (Peds ER RN - Pedi ER RN)
Level I Center
30 beds, 4 potential trauma beds in the new hospital building (will be 35 beds, +4 trauma when fully ramped) 71,400 visits per year.
Ranked #5 overall for pediatric specialty centers by U.S. News
Excellent learning oppty for traveler: High % of sub-specialty cases, teaching hospital, ER Education Manager has been here 20 yrs and is a nationally known ED educator, 50% of Dept team is ER certified



The pediatric emergency room nurse (Pedi ER RN) provides care to patients ranging from newborns to 18 years of age who need immediate care for conditions such as seizures, diabetes, asthma, hemophilia, appendicitis, metabolic diseases, lacerations, fractures, oncologic emergencies, psychiatric crises, and other illnesses. The pediatric ER nurse performs assessments and examinations, administers medications, starts IVs, performs catheterizations and CPR, and assists with splinting broken bones, in addition to other duties, working closely with the patients’ families in the process. The pediatric ER unit may also serve as the pediatric burn and/or trauma center.
Required Qualifications
1. CA RN License 2. 2+ yrs Pediatric ER experience in a high acuity (level 1 or 2) facility. Will consider someone from a mixed population facility if it is high acuity, they spent 40-50%+ with pediatric clients, and they have 1 yr in Pediatrics in another capacity. 3. Strong procedural skills (IV starts, sedation, urinary cathing, etc) 4. PALS
Preferred Qualifications
Not required, but a plus if they have any of the following: ENPC, TNCC, CEN, CPEN, ACLS
About the Facility
The first and largest hospital in the Los Angeles metro area dedicated to pediatrics, this nonprofit academic hospital is truly a worldclass children's healthcare provider. The hospital provides care to over 100,000 children on an annual basis and is the preferred choice of many LA families, revered for its commitment to compassionate, exemplary service. The Magnet designated facility is the only freestanding Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Los Angeles County and is the frequent recipient of accolades from national agencies, including being named among just eight children’s hospitals to be designated a “Top Hospital” for 2009 by The Leapfrog Group.
Facility Location
In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.
Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.
About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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