Travel Nurse - RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit
Lewes, DE
Nurse Earth
Details
Profession Nurse
Type Travel
Specialties ICU - Intensive Care Unit
Location Lewes, DE
Shift open
Duration 13 weeks
Start Date ASAP
Posted 01/08/2020
Travel Nurse RN ICU

Job Summary



Working in an ICU requires careful assessment and monitoring of patient progress in order to watch for sudden or subtle changes in a patient’s medical condition that might require emergency intervention.
Most patients in a critical care unit are physically unstable and require respiratory and heart monitoring as well as treatment adjustments. ICU staff RNs are responsible for managing anesthesia and ventilatory support.
Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting any adverse reactions to treatment.
Order and evaluate diagnostic tests.
Take samples for lab work, order corresponding lab work and interpret reports.
Monitor and adjust specialized equipment, and interpret and record electronic displays.
Ensure proper placement and functioning of catheters, leads and tubing.
ICU staff RNs need to provide regular status updates to patients and their family members so that they can make informed decisions regarding treatment.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications



Active and unencumbered RN license
Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
At least 2 years ICU experience

Benefits

Weekly Hours 36

Blended Rate $49.72

Gross Weekly Pay $1,790.00

Taxable Per Hour $19.00

Lodging Weekly $679.00

Meals Weekly $427.00

About  Nurse Earth

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Nurse Earth is a nurse exclusive recruitment company. We work with hospitals and medical facilities to find them the most accomplished nurses for their available positions. Nurse Earth utilizes a specialized vetting process by clinical staff to ensure that facilities find their optimal candidate and nurses feel that their professional interests are valued, honored, and respected in finding their ideal position.

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