NICU RN, Eureka

Eureka, CA
Oct 14, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
NICU, Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time
Pay Tier: $$$$$

Emerald Health Services is looking for an experienced NICU Registered Nurse for a 13 week travel assignment at a leading hospital in Eureka, CA.

Description & Requirements

As a Neonatal ICU Travel RN, you will be responsible for the care for newborn babies who are delivered pre-term (neonates) or at-term newborns who experience complications at the time of birth. The NICU RN provides intensive around-the-clock care, including both medical needs and basic daily care activities.

Responsibilities can include, but not limited to:
  • Cares for infants transitioning to extra uterine life
  • 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
  • Provides nutritional assessment & specialized feedings
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
  • Provides arterial & intravenous therapy
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as incubators and ventilators
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Monitors vital signs and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology, communicates patient s condition to care team
  • Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations.

Facility and Requirements:
  • Work at a leading Eureka facility with experienced staff
  • Reports to the Clinical Manager
  • Minimum 2 years NICU experience
  • BCLS NRP required

Why Work for Emerald Health Services?
  • Highest pay rates in the industry
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Affordable health insurance
  • Industry leading Allowances and reimbursements
  • Furnished corporate Housing options or tax free stipend
  • Referral and loyalty program with cash bonuses and additional perks

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