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Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)

Job ID: 136330
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 5/8/2018
Address: 4867 Sunset Boulevard
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 05/29/2018
Organization: NurseChoice
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $44.61*
*Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Pediatric Intensive Care - PICU Nurse - (PICU RN)


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. Additional unit information: -Total # of beds in the unit: 16. -Nurse to patient ratios 1:1 or 1:2 for all shifts. -No Ancillary Staff. -Unit patient population: Mixed-No Open heart s and no organ transplants. -Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs. -Float to Peds/NICU. For Peds RN must have 2 years exp., NICU must have 2 yrs in level III and PICU must have 1 year of exp -Regional PICU for Southern California Kaiser Permanente- oncology, neurosurgery, urology, general surgery, orthopedics, Genetics/endocrine and respiratory, trauma, infectious diseases. Chest tubes. Vents. Lots of drips and IV. Telemetry experience

Required Qualifications

1. PALS, BLS 2. When PICU census is low, you will float to PEDS or NICU. (floating is not very frequent in the winter but still need the skills to be able to float if census drops)

Preferred Qualifications

Chemo 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

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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