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Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)

  • 211858
  • Registered Nurse
  • 9/13/2018
  • 9333 E. Imperial Highway
  • Downey, CA
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • 10/22/2018
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $35.08*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse - (NICU RN)

Additional Unit Information: Total # of beds in the unit: 49 beds. Nurse to patient ratios NICU level 1:2, Intermediate Nursery level 1:3-4 for all shifts. No Ancillary Staff. Patient’s age Neonates. Staff works in 12 hour shifts. Unit patient population: Neonates, surgical. Required Certs: BLS, NRP, Vent Mgmt. Patient Care Delivery System: Primary and Team. Special Unit Procedures: PDA, PICC insertion. Documentation System: Computerized HealthConnect. Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary. Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.

Required Qualifications

Required Certs: BLS, NRP, Vent Mgmt, NIH cert 3 years experience in NICU- will attend deliveries and requires experience doing so. NIHSS certification is a requirement for Downey for ALL specialties even Pedi & NICU but its a free online course *hard copies of certification cards will be required in hand on day one at the medical center. ***

Preferred Qualifications

Stable 3 years experience

About the Facility

Having opened its doors to the Los Angeles public in 1965, the Kaiser Downey Medical Center has become a trusted name in healthcare and the preferred choice of many in the area. Today, the medical center exists as a 352-bed institution that offers a full range of care options and is the frequent recipient of national and regional awards and accreditations, including being the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified and, in 2012, receiving the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row.

Facility Location

Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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