Travel Nurse ICU RN position in Bakersfield, CA

LOCATION: Bakersfield, CA
POSITION: ICU RN
DATE POSTED:
JOB LENGTH: 13 wks
SHIFT: Nights - 12 hrs
WEEKLY HOURS: 36
NOTE:  Must have 2 years of ICU experience. Must have AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS and NIHSS

Job Description

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

As an ICU Travel Nurse, you’ll be responsible for evaluating and monitoring patients in an Intensive Care Unit setting. ICU RNs provide the most direct care to patients in life-threatening situations, documenting and providing physician-directed care, assessing and implementing patient care plans, and delegating to other care providers as appropriate. As an ICU RN you will also be providing education and support to patient families, possibly for long-term care needs.

As an ICU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide basic bedside care.
  • Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting any adverse reactions to treatment.
  • Order and evaluate diagnostic tests.
  • Take samples for lab work, order corresponding lab work and interpret reports.
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment, and interpret and record electronic displays.
  • Ensure proper placement and functioning of catheters, leads and tubing.
  • Communicate patients’ conditions to family members.
ICU 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 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs may face hazards from exposure to certain chemicals or infectious diseases and will treat patients that may be confused, agitated, and/or uncooperative.

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

Located in the Central Valley of California, Bakersfield is home to a historical, agricultural and musical history not found anywhere else in the world. Within a four hour drive from most of California's population. Visitor's enjoy Bakersfield's close proximity to the Sequoia National Forest, whitewater rafting and many regional attractions

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