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Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

  • 340270
  • Registered Nurse
  • November 09, 2018
  • 1441 Florida Avenue
  • Modesto, CA 95350
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • November 27, 2018
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
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Job Description & Requirements

Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse

Critical care registered nurses are adept at providing such care in settings where patients have suffered a heart attack, stroke, shock, severe trauma, respiratory distress or other severe medical issues. Specific critical care nurse duties and responsibilities can include: Assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans Treating wounds and providing advanced life support Assisting physicians in performing procedures Observing and recording patient vital signs Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly Administering intravenous fluids and medications Ordering diagnostic tests Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment Acting as patient advocate Providing education and support to patient families Critical care nurses may also care for pre- and post-operative patients. In addition, some serve as case managers and policy makers, while others perform administrative duties.s.

Required Qualifications

CA License 2 Years Experience BLS ACLS

Facility Location

Situated in California's San Joaquin Valley - one of the greatest agricultural areas in the nation - Modesto offers a small-town ambiance and easy access to the ocean, mountains and some of the nation's most renowned national parks. Day trip options from Modesto include San Francisco, Sacramento, and Yosemite National Park among many others. With its mild climate, outdoor activities can be enjoyed year round.

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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