Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)

  • 257806
  • Registered Nurse
  • 3/11/2018
  • 2100 Stantonsburg Rd
  • Greenville, NC
  • 8 D/E/N, 12 D/E/N
  • 13 Weeks
  • ASAP
  • Temporary
  • American Mobile Healthcare
  • $37.00 - $40.00*
  • *Combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements, excluding housing.

Job Description & Requirements

Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)

Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit 8--Bed Intensive Care Unit Primary Population: Neurosciences intensive care provides support for the neuro-surgical patient population. Patients in this setting require frequent neurological assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. The population will include but is not limited to: • Acute Stroke management (ischemic, hemorrhagic, SAH, etc.) • Post Neuro-surgical and endovascular management (craniotomy, aneurysm clipping/coiling, complex neuro-spine) • Seizure management (epilepsy, post-ictal and pseudo-seizures) • Critically ill neuro patient population that may progress to multi-system organ failure. NSICU must demonstrate expertise in advanced hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, and ventilator management. Nursing staff analyze all hemodynamics and respiratory care practitioners assist with mechanical ventilator management. BLS is required upon hire and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) is preferred. NIHSS (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale) certification is required to be renewed annually. Skills that will be utilized are NIHSS, lumbar, ventriculostomy and ICP management. Management of arterial line, central line, various cranial drains, and mechanical ventilation management are also essential nursing skills. Various intravenous drips concurrent with the ICU setting including pain, sedation, vasopressors etc… Temperature management with hypo and hyperthermia protocols and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) are also essential in care for the critically ill. • RN ratio for Intensive Care beds 1:2 • Nursing assistant ratio for Intensive Care beds 1:12 • Charge Nurse does not have a patient assignment Dress Code: Solid Black or White uniforms for Nurses Will be required to float between NSICU and SICU

Required Qualifications

MUST HAVES: RN NC Or compact lic ACLS BLS At least 1 year of travel experience within last 12 months *No first time travelers NIHSS

About the Facility

As the flagship hospital of eastern North Carolina’s premier healthcare system, this facility offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care and houses the region's only Level I trauma center. Serving as the teaching hospital for a major university’s school of medicine, this 861-bed hospital has received accreditation from The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and certification as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award from the American Stroke Association and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medal of Honor for Organ Donation.

Facility Location

Called the "health, entertainment, and educational hub" of North Carolina's Tidewater and Coastal Plain, Greenville, a city of approximately 90,000, has also been named one of America’s "100 Best Communities for Young People," has ranked in the U.S. top ten "Best Small Places For Business And Careers" by Forbes, and has been designated North Carolina’s "Sportstown USA" by Sports Illustrated.

Job Benefits

At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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