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Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Ref No.: 18-13041
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/27/2018

Job Description:

  • Required Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • The PICU provides services to the critically and acutely ill patient from the neonatal period until their 22nd birthday that requires specialized nursing care due to the nature and complexity of their illness or surgery
  • This includes pediatric trauma patients, post-operative patients and any patient with a life-threatening or critical illness requiring invasive monitoring or support of life-sustaining therapies
  • The PICU cares for all pediatric/neonatal patients that undergo post cardiothoracic surgery in the immediate post-operative period until they are stable for transfer to a lower level of care
  • Many of these patients are part of our Pediatric hospital to home program for children with chronic ventilation needs and often require long term stays in the PICU for education and comprehensive care needs
  • The scope of care for the PICU patient requires a high quality evidence based nursing care model which is comprehensive and provides for frequent monitoring and assessment of physiologic parameters through direct patient interaction and observation to meet the patient's and families individual needs
  • The PICU is staffed soley by registered nurses (RN)
  • All RN staff are trained and have proven yearly competency in all pediatric age specific criteria for the care of the pediatric patient
  • Each PICU nurse completes a 6 month pediatric critical care orientation program that is a combination of on-line, didactic and hands on testing to fully exercise and evaluate critical thinking skills
  • Ancillary staff, such as nursing assistants (NAs) and unit desk clerks (UDCs), assists the nursing team in the care of the patient
  • State license status must be currently active
  • Minimum 2 years experience required

Certifications:

  • BLS/BCLS, PALS

Shifts:

  • Day/Night Rotating, three 12 hour days E/O weekend and E/O holiday

Skills:

  • Nursing
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse (PICU)


COMPANY OVERVIEW

Cynet Health is a Joint Commission Certified and an award winning Healthcare Staffing & Recruiting firm. Cynet Health works with hospitals, health & wellness centers, pharmacy, and medical facilities in all 50 states across the United States. With 100+ recruiting and support staff, we make sure we take good care of our people. More details on our website at www.cynethealth.com

Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary - Maximum Net pay
  • Free Housing Or Tax Free Housing Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Wallet money (misc. expenses)
  • Amazon Gift Card - Contract Completion Gift
  • Referral Bonus
  • Hike in pay with contract extension
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Free Immunizations
  • Reimbursement for license/certifications
  • First Day Insurance: Medical, Dental and Vision
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