Ref No.: 17-06530
Location: Palo Alto, California
Start Date: 12/11/2017

Currently seeking a pediatric intensive care unit registered nurse in one of the most coveted hospital. PICU RN provides care for children and adolescents with life-threatening or high-acuity conditions that require constant monitoring. PICU RN also collaborates with families, physicians and other healthcare officials on patient care and recovery.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide age appropriate care to children admitted in pediatric ICU.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures of the PICU that guide and support the provision of services. 
  • Consult with doctors and members of healthcare teams to comprehend patients’ medical issues and evaluate and implement care plans.
  • Monitor patients vitals such as blood pressure, heart rate and breathing and initiative corrective action on an immediate basis.
  • Administer infusions and monitor special equipment such as ventilators to assess patients conditions.
  • Observe changes in patients conditions and report any alarming changes to doctor on duty or pediatrician.
  • Provide emotional support and education to families of patients admitted to pediatric ICUs.
  • Record all care information concisely and accurately through forms.
  • Meet the developmental and emotional needs of children admitted in pediatric ICU.
  • Minimum of 2 years current PICU experience required. 
  • California Registered Nurse License 
  • Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required. 
United Health Care Staffing, Inc (www.uhcstaffing.com) is a full service healthcare staffing company. We specialize in providing contract, temp-to-perm, travel, per diem, and direct hire personnel across wide spectrum of rehabilitation service providers servicing in the areas of Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, School therapy, Out-patient clinics, private settings, Home health and ADHC’s.

For consideration, please contact Natasha Karihaloo, Account Manager: email Natasha@uhcstaffing.com