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PICU Travel Registered Nurse

Company: Vero Travel Nursing
Location: Morehead City
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:














Vero offers contract PICU travel nurse assignments in domestic and international locations. Through client partnerships, we place healthcare professionals in leading rural hospitals, level 1 trauma centers, and academic research facility emergency rooms.

At Vero, we pride ourselves on delivering the following core values to every nurse: excellence, integrity, urgency, perseverance, and care. We go beyond finding you just a job placement, we focus on your individual needs. We are your partner for the journey ahead. We will do whatever it takes to keep you satisfied.




  • High Competitive Pay Packages
  • Weekly Payroll Deposit
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Health Insurance Available 1st Day of Employment
  • Generous 401(k) Plan & Company Match
  • Licensure Reimbursements
  • Experienced Clinical Nursing Staff & Dedicated Supportive Recruiting Team available 24/7


    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurses provide care for children and adolescents with a wide-range of
    ailments, from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses. The difference between PICU
    patients and regular PEDs patients is that PICU patients are usually unstable and require constant
    monitoring and interventions.

    Qualifications:

  • One year Pediatric ICU experience in a hospital setting.


  • Current Registered Nurse License (in good standing, without disciplinary investigation or actions).


  • Current BLS/BCLS, PALS.


  • STABLE certification (preferred, but not required).



    Essential Duties and 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


  • 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 lifesaving
    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, depending on assignment setting







    Requirements

    --- - - - - - - Successful completion of a BSN, Diploma, or Associated Nursing Degree Program --- - - - - - - Valid BLS & ACLS certifications --- - - - - - - Valid professional state registered nursing (RN) license required --- - - - - - - 2+ years of relevant experience in a hospital facility required --- - - - - - - Three professional references

Keywords: Vero Travel Nursing, Jacksonville , PICU Travel Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Morehead City, North Carolina

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