Travel Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)

Job ID: 263441
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: NICU
Date Posted: 12/8/2017
Address: 6041 Cadillac Ave
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90034
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: 12/19/2017
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $43.00 - $46.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

Exclusive AMN orders! UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a mixed unit of nicu and pediatrics. Total of 9 beds (primarily NICU) but staff will float between nicu, peds, and post partum. Nurse must have one year experience in NICU and pediatrics. This is a Level III NICU, high risk premies. Nurse to patient ratio: Nicu=1:2, Peds=1:3. No ancillary staff, patient age range is neonates to adolescents. Patient Population: high risk, level III, premies with chest tubes, vents, ua/uv line insertion. Cardiac, respiratory, vascular, and thoracic. Ethical Issues: blood transfusions, end of life care (bio-ethics committee). Meds: Dobutamine, dopamine, Indocin, fentanyl, vasopressors, heparin, thrombolytics. Orientation: buddy system. RN provides their own scrubs, may be any color

Required Qualifications

BLS, NRP, Pals

About the Facility

Recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, the Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center specializes in emergency, urgent care and pharmacy services, in addition to allergy, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology and occupational therapy. A new wing built in 2007 includes state-of-the-art operating rooms, an obstetrical unit and emergency room, and three units of surgical beds.

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

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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