Travel Nurse PICU RN position in Salt Lake City, UT

LOCATION: Salt Lake City, UT
POSITION: PICU RN
DATE POSTED:
JOB LENGTH: 12 wks
SHIFT: Rotate - 12 hrs
WEEKLY HOURS: 36
SCHEDULE: 12H Day/Night Rotation
NOTE:  2 years of recent PICU experience. BLS and PALS required. UT or compact license. Prefer BSN

Job Description

We're looking for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Salt Lake City, UT. The right RN should have 1-2 years' recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a PICU RN, you'll provide critical care to pediatric patients as part of a broader medical team. You will collaborate with physicians, specialists and the patients' families to ensure the best coordinated care for these special patients. PICU Travel Nurses provide care to children and adolescents with a wide range of conditions, ranging from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses.

As a PICU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Monitor patients' vital signs and initiate corrective action when necessary.
  • Follow continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings, such as EKG tracings, O2 stats, CVP/arterial line waveforms, if applicable, and report any observed changes.
  • Change dressings, insert catheters, start IVs (both central venous and arterial).
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients, such as ventilators.
  • Assist physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations.
  • Assist with the insertion or discontinuation of CV catheters, arterial lines, external ventricular drains, Foleys, epidural catheters and endotracheal tubes.
PICU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 10-20 pounds of equipment at times. PICU RNs may face hazards from exposure to chemicals and infectious diseases.

Benefits

We offer all the benefits you need to be successful. Here are just a few of our nurses’ favorites:

  • Each of our travel nurses receives guaranteed pay, with no risk of call-offs due to low hospital census.
  • We cover the costs of all necessary licenses and credentials. When you travel with us, Your Way Is Paid.
  • We offer travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 to get you to your assignment.
  • Start earning paid sick leave from your first shift worked, and use it after 90 days of employment with us.
  • Take advantage of our Easy Stay housing program, company-provided housing that pays like a subsidy.

Our Benefits

Location Information

Daily sunshine, low humidity, and refreshing mountain breezes combine for a comfortable year-round climate in Salt Lake City. Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a small, western city, Salt Lake City is fast becoming one of America's foremost destinations—and for good reason. A beautiful, safe, and vibrant city, Salt Lake combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, warm hospitality, and Utah's Greatest Snow on Earth.™

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