Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1610.00 - 1775.00
This Intensive Care Unit (Medical ICU) features the latest in cutting-edge technology in addition to an effective, compassionate patient care model. This environment is creative and patient-centric, as well as professionally rewarding. If you are ready to join a caring staff, and are an experienced, dedicated RN, this is the role for you!
General job duties and types of procedures required:
Care for 3 patients with a wide range of medical conditions (COPD, CHF, DM, sepsis, renal, DKA, alcohol withdrawal, overdoses, pneumonia, other respiratory conditions, some neuro/surgical/cardiac patients, bipap, cpap, face mask ventilator, trach’s, trach’d patients on ventilators, chest tubes, g tubes, NG tubes, PICC lines, central lines, etc…...
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept:
All patients are on bedside monitors, lift equipment, EPIC for charting, PIXIS for medication, portable monitors, bladder scanner, Doppler, Alaris IV pumps,
Shift or schedule requirements:
Night shift 1900-0730, 3 shifts per week, every other weekend, no call for travelers, will never work alone.
Floating to other units/departments:
Can float to other intermediate, tele and gen med floors
Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
20 bed unit.
Nurse to patient ratio of this unit.:
1 RN to 3 patients
Any professional scrubs. No pediatric scrubs.
Unit/department specific training and orientation program:
Medical Intermediate is a very busy unit. Our patients are sick. Not quite sick enough to go to the ICU, but too sick to be on the general floor. We complete Q 4hour assessments on all patients. All patients are high fall risk due to bedside monitors and wires. Most travel RN’s complete 2 twelve hour shifts on the floor with another RN before working on their own. Would be some other unit orientation with our educator. Would need to confirm that with him.
1. Current IL RN License (#/expiration)
2. 1 year ICU/Intermediate experience
3. 1 year of critical care experience with 3:1 or fewer ratio
4. BLS (AHA), ACLS (AHA)
Easy to access, Peoria’s metropolitan lifestyle gets together with stunning natural beauty. Discover the center of this city and its endless stretches of riverbanks and trails while you explore the unique shopping and dining adventure. The hot summers and cool winters, bring dazzle to the fall foliage and bright spring blooms in this city of cultural attraction. Peoria is also the home of University of Illinois College of Medicine.
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
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
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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Sep 18th, 2020