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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RN / NICU RN
Ref No.: 18-13479
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/21/2018
Job Description:
  • Start : 01/14/2019
  • Terms: 13 WEEKS
  • Shift: 12 hours, Nights
Description:
  • Level 4 NICU Manager is looking for very strong skilled level 3 or 4
  • Must be flexible with working either 12 hour rotations shifts or straight nights.
  • NO DAY SHIFT POSITIONS OFFERED.
  • If traveler chooses rotation shift they will follow the same 4 week schedules core staff follows.
  • Rotators who begin their contract halfway through a schedule will need to work two weeks of nights or days (depending on which shift they are assigned by manager), then work a full 4 week schedule of the opposite shift, and continue to rotate shifts from there.
  • Travelers are allowed to self-schedule with the expectation of the traveler properly rotating themselves (if they are a rotator), working every other weekend (Saturday/Sunday for day shift and Friday/Saturday/Sunday for night shift) and 2/3 holidays.
  • All travelers must be willing to work 7 shifts in a bi-weekly pay period and very flexible with their schedules.
  • All time off must be requested within their contract even if it is just one shift they need off.
  • This unit doesn't allow more than two travelers off at any given time. So reserve your time off immediately if it is needed.
  • Travelers are first to float in this organization and it is requirement for this assignment.
  • Traveler must have own form of transportation.
  • The places travelers float to are: Here are the locations: Scripps Chula Vista NICU Scripps San Diego NICU Scripps La Jolla NICU Scripps Encinitas NICU Palomar Hospital NICU Rancho Springs NICU PICU - to an appropriate NICU assignment CVICU - to an appropriate NICU assignment Med/Surg - to an appropriate NICU assignment
Requirements:
  • CA RN license. BLS (AHA only) and NRP Cert
  • Minimum 2 years of NICU Level 3/4.
  • Must be willing to float.
  • Preferred: BSN, Previous Children's Hospital Experience, Travel Experience and EPIC Experience is a plus.
  • Strong pre/post op surgical experience.
  • Must be comfortable with line changes that have multiple drips.
  • Must be comfortable with pre and post op care.
  • NP Ratio: 1:1-2 Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice.

Job Description:
  • Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care.
  • Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient.
  • Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.
  • Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.
  • Responsibilities: Standards of Care; Clinical Skills and Judgment; Caring Practices; Facilitator of Learning/Clinical Inquiry; Advocacy/Moral Agency/Response to Diversity; Collaboration and Communication; Systems Thinking