Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)

Job ID: 407484
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: ICU
Date Posted: 8/9/2018
Address: 420 34th Street
Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 14 Weeks
Start Date: 08/27/2018
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $33.00 - $36.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

7 Beds in unit Burn ICU This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). You'll find a challenging and rewarding environment where patient care is firmly rooted in compassion, innovation, and a drive for great outcomes. This highly esteemed facility welcomes creative, energetic caregivers. 24 beds in unit.

Required Qualifications

ACLS, BLS, NIHSS, PALS 3 years of experience required

About the Facility

Since opening its doors in 1956, this hospital has undergone massive growth as a healthcare institution, transforming from a small community medical center to a full fledged regional hospital offering care to patients from all over the Bakersfield and Kern River regions. The 426-bed facility offers a full range of primary services and many specialties, including a cardiovascular program, family care center and neonatal unit. The hospital frequently receives commendations for sterling service, including most recently being awarded with the HealthGrades distinction for Patient Safety Excellence.

Facility Location

Surrounded by mountain ranges, wildflowers and the Kern River, Bakersfield is the ideal destination for anyone seeking an abundance of recreational opportunities. Hike the neighboring Sierra Nevada Mountains, enjoy whitewater rafting or kayaking, or explore the vibrant downtown district. Boasting a dynamic musical community, the city is also known as the birthplace of the country music genre known as the “Bakersfield sound.”

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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