Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN) - Walnut Creek, California -

Travel/Contract Nursing Job in
Walnut Creek , California

  • Employer: Onward Healthcare
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: ICU (MICU, SICU, CCU, BICU)

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Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: 06/25/2019Available Shifts: 12 N, 12 E Pay Rate: $1985.00 - 2188.00

Walnut Creek Medical Center awarded by Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence! Walnut Creek is an excellent place to live, wonderful schools, lost of sunshine, low crime! We welcome you to be a part of this great organization through AMN!

1:2 sometimes 1:1; 24 bed unit, ALOS 4.3 days
Sepsis, pneumonia, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, complicated MI/IABP

MEDS:Vasopressors, antiarrhythmics, fluids
FLOATING REQ:ICU/Med/surg and Ms/tele

CMU Unit Info:
26 bed unit, ratio 1:3, ALOS 4 days
Typical diagnoses:
Stable MI, r/o MI, dysrhythmia, CHF, unstable angina, hypertensive crisis, syncope
Meds: ;Beta blockers, digoxin, diltiazem, amiodarone, nitroglycerin, intergralin

Floating: ICU/Med/surg/telemetry.

Typical diagnoses:
Stable MI, r/o MI, dysrhythmia, CHF, unstable angina, hypertensive crisis, syncope
Meds: ;Beta blockers, digoxin, diltiazem, amiodarone, nitroglycerin, intergralin
WCR does not have a surgical heart program. The ICU only admits PCI (cardiac cath.) patients.

Required Qualifications
Experience in ICU within past 3 years
ICU RN will float to MS/CMU
Current BLS and ACLS certification
Vents, titrates drips, chest tubes, EKG rhythm interpretation, trachs (non-vent), bipap/cpap, care of post cardiac cath patients.
ICU RN will float to MS/CMU

Preferred Qualifications
Health Connect
Travel experience

About the Facility
Listed as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, with emphasis on its performance in the field of gynecology, this urban-based, 233-bed medical center is also a recognized primary stroke and oncology center and a certified ST-elevation myocardial infarction center for elective and emergency cardiac catheterization.

Facility Location
Situated in the San Francisco Bay Area, Walnut Creek is a picture-perfect California town known for its ample wide open spaces. Although the majority of the city is developed and offers everything from an orchestra to countless restaurants and side-walk cafes, there is a lot of area that remains undeveloped in effort to preserve the region’s natural beauty.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits

Medical plans with dental and vision

Complimentary, high-quality private housing

401(k) and flex spending options

Life insurance

Accident and short-term disability coverage

Free continuing education (CE) courses

Travel allowances

Guaranteed pay program

Tuition discount program

Referral bonuses

About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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Job Requirements

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Walnut Creek, California

Employment Type



Onward Healthcare

Date Posted

Aug 25th, 2019

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