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Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $3,200 per week, Days

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN ICU - Intensive Care Unit for a travel nursing job in Bakersfield, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: ICU - Intensive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 10/17/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.- Unit: ICU and ICU-CV Recovery
    -Basic EKG interpretation test assigned during orientation. Critical care RNs (ED/ICUs/PICU) will have more than just the basic interpretation test (like those included in the STEMI curriculum and Procedural Sedation curriculum assigned to them).
    - # beds: 24 Beds (with the capacity to go up to 32 beds)
    - Ratios: 1 to 1, 1 to 2
    - Intensivist: Intensivist on the unit from 7a - 5p & on-call after hours
    - Certs: BLS & ACLS are required.
    NIHSS, IABP, CRRT, & ICP are NOT required; however if they have any of these it would be a plus! "
    - EMR System: Cerner experience preferred. Make sure to ask if they already have Cerner experience & if so, was this recent? They can comp test out of Cerner training.
    - Add'l Equipment: Pagers linked to call light system & internal spectra link phones
    - Unit Orientation: 2 shifts on the unit, as well as orientation to the East tower (4E, 5E, & 6E) & West tower (4W & 5W) for floating purposes.
    - Nurse Aides: No
    - Charge Nurse: Yes - Rarely take patients. There is also a "Free Resource Nurse" that MAY take patients IF staffing needs require this. Charge responds to all Rapid responses
    - Shifts/Hours: 12's; 7a - 7:30p/7p - 7:30a
    - Breaks: 1/2 hour break (clock-out); 3 - 15 min breaks per shift (CA Law)
    - Weekends: Every other weekend or equivalent of 4 weekend shifts in a 4 week schedule (Example: could be 2 in a row, then off 2 in a row)
    - Scrub Color: Navy blue. If you wear a scrub jacket it also must be navy. If you wear an undershirt underneath your scrub top it must be navy, white, or black.
    - Tele: Spacelabs Monitoring - 24/7 monitor techs on this unit & also help out as secretary, etc-------However, nurses are solely for all of their own tele strips, reading, etc-------NOTE: tele monitors are also in the patient rooms.
    - Vents: Yes - Maintained by RT
    - IV Team: No
    - RT 24/7: Yes
    - Pharmacy 24/7: 24/7 pharmacy in the hospital. Dedicated pharmacist on the unit 12/hr M-F & 6 hrs on the weekends. Also Omnicell
    - Types of patients: "Respiratory failure, sepsis, AMI, ARDS, GI bleed, CABG (fresh hearts by trained staff), TAVR, Impella, vascular surgeries, neuro surgeries, CVAs-------Neuro experience would be a PLUS. They are adding a Neuro ICU in 2018 & they are seeing a lot of neuro. Nurses must participate in multidisciplinary rounds.
    NOTE: If the need is for a general ICU nurse they would be kept on the general side. We would know if they were looking for a specific CV ICU nurse) "
    - Medications: All cardiac & vasoactive drips, conscious sedation, etc-------
    - Floating: MUST be willing to float to any MedSurg/Tele units (4E, 4W, 5E, 5W, & 6E) Travelers float 1st.Quality Nurses Job ID #d424513. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
    We do not provide:
    -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Cancelation protection
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Bakersfield , Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $3,200 per week, Days, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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