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

Job ID: 266784
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: ICU
Date Posted: 6/14/2018
Address: 4867 Sunset Boulevard
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90027
Shift: 12 D
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: $45.00 - $48.00
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

Exclusive In 2015, US News and World Report has ranked this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles as the #10 top ranking medical center! In 2013 was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics. ICU Unit will float to ICSU, CSU, CCU (Critical Care Areas) and Tele Patient Population (i.e Orthopedic, Urology, Mix, etc) Respiratory, Neuro, post surgery, ICU, and post CSU on vents. Specific Procedures and Interventions Performed on Unit Skills/Requirements/Certifications for Nurses Nuerosurgical overflow, acute neuro, active GI bleeds, DKA on insulin drips, Surgical patients: craniotomy, thoracotomy, AAA, Renal Failure requiring CRRT or hemodialysis, CCU overflow. Ventilator patient management, ABG's interpretation, pacemakers- permanent and temporary. Monitor- Hewlett Packard. Vents- PB2000, Purit UNIT DESCRIPTION: ICU Unit will float to ICSU, CSU, CCU (Critical Care Areas) and Tele Patient Population (i.e Orthopedic, Urology, Mix, etc) Respiratory, Neuro, post surgery, ICU, and post CSU on vents. Specific Procedures and Interventions Performed on Unit Skills/Requirements/Certifications for Nurses Nuerosurgical overflow, acute neuro, active GI bleeds, DKA on insulin drips, Surgical patients: craniotomy, thoracotomy, AAA, Renal Failure requiring CRRT or hemodialysis, CCU overflow. Ventilator patient management, ABG's interpretation, pacemakers- permanent and temporary. Monitor- Hewlett Packard. Vents- PB2000, Puritan Bennett 7200 and 840, Adult

Required Qualifications

ACLS, BLS NIH Stroke Certification

About the Facility

A member of the Kaiser Permanente group, which offers worldclass healthcare to patients all across California, this medical center is committed to providing residents of the Greater Los Angeles area with high quality, affordable medical care. The hospital offers a range of primary and speciality services, including surgery, imaging, ER, and birthing services. The Los Angeles Medical Center prides itself on merging state of the art medical technology with a peaceful, meditative environment, as evidenced by the Healing Garden and Teen Lounge facilities which offer patients a pleasant atmosphere during convalescence.

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.