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PICU - Registered Nurse - RN - Travel

Thousand Oaks, CA
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit - Registered Nurse - PICU RN – Per Diem

The  Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse – PICU RN – provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.

The Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse – PICU RN-  performs all nursing duties including
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings, such as EKG tracings, O2 stats, CVP/arterial line waveforms, if applicable, and reports any observed changes
  • Tracks urine output
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs (both central venous & arterial)
  • Administers infusion therapy, including: IV fluids, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, electrolytes
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as ventilators
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations
  • Analyzes lab results
  • Assists with the insertion or discontinuation of CV catheters, arterial lines, external ventricular drains, epidural catheters and endotracheal tubes, Foleys
  • Provides education, information and emotional support to the patient’s family and caregivers
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Our Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse – PICU RN - can expect the following:
  • 13 Weeks Assignment
  • Direct Deposit
  • One-on-one service
  • 24/7 Support
  • Referral Bonus Available
Job Requirements for our Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse – PICU RN
  • Current California State RN License in Good Standing
  • American Heart Association BLS/ACLS/PALS
  • Minimum Two Years Acute Care experience in an Emergency Room Setting
  • Two Professional References
 
 
 
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