PICU Registered Nurse

Ann Arbor, MI

Posted: 05/31/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6358 Skills: Pediatric ICU

Travel RN: Pediatric Critical Care
Pediatric Critical Care (PCC)/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Responsibilities:
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Monitors patient’ s vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings, such as EKG tracings, O2 stats, CVP/arterial line waveforms, if applicable, and reports any observed changes
  • Helps patients to be comfortable and cooperative with examinations/procedures
  • Tracks urine output
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs (both central venous & arterial)
  • Administers infusion therapy, including: IV fluids, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, electrolytes
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as ventilators
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations
  • Analyzes lab results
  • Assists with the insertion or discontinuation of CV catheters, arterial lines, external ventricular drains, epidural catheters and endotracheal tubes, Foleys
  • Provides education, information and emotional support to the patient’ s family and caregivers
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Michigan RN License
  • BLS/PALS
  • 1 year current PICU/PCC experience
  • Available for Night Shift
  • 1 year Travel experience

$1152/week taxable
$1190/week non taxable
$2342/week gross pay
$2111/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at 917-546-7211 or 917-336-1112
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At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Samantha Batt

 Avid hiker, backpacker, kayaker and generally outdoorsy. I love helping people, understanding their passion, and connecting them to what they love doing.

I am a Travel Nurse Recruiter, and every day I get the opportunity to connect amazing nurses to incredible assignments!

 

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