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Surgical ICU Nurse (RN)
Ref No.: 16-07876
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: San Diego, California
Travel Nurse Openings available with a distinguished hospital in northeastern San Diego! 13- Week assignment ready to start ASAP! 12 hour shifts... both DAY SHIFT and NIGHT SHIFT! Every other weekend

Surgical ICU Nurse (RN) – Travel RN

JOB SUMMARY:
  • Assessment, diagnosis, planning, treatment and evaluation of patients requiring intensive and intermediate care.
  • Exercise independent judgment in providing nursing care.
  • Nursing activities include: hemodynamic (arterial, central venous) pressure, pulmonary artery pressures, intra-abdominal pressures, arterial/venous oxygenation and capnography monitoring, fluid and electrolyte monitoring.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff, serve as a preceptor, and serve on rotation as a Charge Nurse.
  • As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area. 12 hour shift, NIGHT SHIFT and DAY SHIFT available!
  • Hospital setting!

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • CA RN license, BLS, ACLS, and NIH Stroke Certification.
  • Position requires a minimum of 3 years solid ICU experience with complex cardiac and surgical patients, rhythm strip identification, ventilator experience, titration of vasoactive drips, working with Swan Ganz catheters with independent interpretation of wave forms and results, and IABP's.
  • Position also requires computerized documentation experience, prefer Cerner. Will be required to float to MICU and PCU units as needed. CCRN preferred.
  • Previous travel experience is required.

COMPENSATION:
  • Generous pay rates
  • Reimbursements / Allowances
  • Outstanding benefits – inquire for more details!