Pediatric Nurse - Travel - (Peds RN - Pedi RN)

Job ID: 396600
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: Pedi
Date Posted: 6/13/2018
Address: 4650 Sunset Boulevard
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90027
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 12 Weeks
Start Date: 07/16/2018
Employment Type: Travel
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: Onward

Job Description & Requirements

32 beds in the unit. A lot of respiratory, endocrine, and infectious disease, patients reliant on technology, and some overflow from other units. Vent experience is highly preferred, some exp w/ BiPap and trachs a plus. Should be comfortable with diabetics and insulin / drips. Very fast paced, previous pediatric hospital experience a best fit. Someone with community hospital experience is not going to work. RN's float to MS units but not to ICU's. Ratio is 1-2 for vents, 1-3 bipaps, 1-2 for kids with drips. Typical ratio is 1-4

Required Qualifications

**Manager has advised that someone with PICU/NICU background would do well on this unit.** Pediatric Acute Medicine w/ a lot of respiratory patients, so solid experience with vents and trachs is requested. 2 yrs solid Peds exp required.

About the Facility

The first and largest hospital in the Los Angeles metro area dedicated to pediatrics, this nonprofit academic hospital is truly a worldclass children's healthcare provider. The hospital provides care to over 100,000 children on an annual basis and is the preferred choice of many LA families, revered for its commitment to compassionate, exemplary service. The Magnet designated facility is the only freestanding Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Los Angeles County and is the frequent recipient of accolades from national agencies, including being named among just eight children’s hospitals to be designated a “Top Hospital” for 2009 by The Leapfrog Group.

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.