Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - COVID19 - $3,200 per week
Company: Quality Nurses
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN ICU - Intensive Care
Unit for a travel nursing job in Enumclaw, Washington.Job
Description & Requirements
- Specialty: ICU - Intensive Care Unit
- Discipline: RN
- Start Date: 10/03/2022
- Duration: 13 weeks
- 36 hours per week
- Shift: 12 hours, nights
- Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we
understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an
agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for
giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of
13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will
include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.**ON HOLD**
WA License Required
**Medical Solutions auto deducts the 1.75 WA state tax - you are
able re-add that back in.**
Unit ICU - MedSurg Combined
# of beds 4 ICU beds, 19 Medical beds in a combined unit. Can
convert more beds to ICU or PCU if needed. All nurses take a Med
Surg assignment in a rotation and float down.
Ratios MedSurg 1:5, may get pediatric patients (ages 4-17, that
ratio would be 1:4), PCU is 1:3-4. ICU 1:1 or 1:2 and they do not
flex their ICU ratio.
Required Certifications BLS, ACLS, NIHSS, PALS or ENPC
Common diagnoses/Types of patients Vents, resp distress not needing
a pulmonologist. Medical, ortho, abd surgury. Occasional a stable
stroke with TPA, STEMI's not needing intervention, Hysterectomies,
Infectious Disease. Fairly low COVID numbers currently. Peds - lap
appy's, GI doc that takes pediatricss for scopes, general clean
outs. No dialysis, no cath lab. Unstable patients would transfer
Experience or 'Must have' skills 2 years of ICU experience with the
ability to take a full MedSurg assignment. Good knowledge of Vent
Are RNs required to titrate drips? Yes, all critical drips.
Common titratable &/or set rate drips Sedation, vasoactive
medications, paralytics etc.
Charge Nurse/House Supervisor Charge Nurse and/or Hospital Resource
Nurse (HRN) on every shift. SWAT RNs support PICC/midline/IV needs.
HRN supports pharmacy needs after hours.
Are there nurse aids on this unit/Ratios CNA's, Usually 2 per
Hospitalist or Intensivist in house Virtual hospitalist for
admissions overnight. ED doc in house 24/7. Specialty docs such as
GI, in during the day and on call outside of normal hours.
RT in ICU 24/7 In house 24/7, will manage Vent, BiPap and CPAP
RT Equipment (vents, Cpap, BiPap, etc) All modes of oxygen
delivery. Nasal cannula to vents.
Is there tele on this unit? Monitor Techs? RNs read strips? Yes,
virtual monitor tech can contact them through vocera. Nurses need
to be able to read and interperet their own telemetry. Virtual ICU
nurses and cameras in every room.
Shifts & Scheduling 12 hr shifts 6p to 0630. Tries to do set
schedules. may be able to block schedules. 6 weeks at a time.
Weekend Requirement Every other, Nights: friday saturday sunday.
Days: Saturday Sunday.
Holiday Requirement Rotate with permanent staff.
Is there a call or standby requirement? No
Floating Requirements Must be able to function well in ICU and take
full Med Surg assignments. This is a combined unit.
Scrub Color/Dress Code Any color professional scrubs.
Unit/Department specific orientation 2-6 shifts depending on
comfort level of the traveler.
Additional Notes Will need 2 years of ICU experience and ability to
float down to Med Surg. Peds experience preferred, not required.
ICU nurse also a member of Code Team - travaler will not be
required to function on Code Team unless they have that
Additional Questions Will need strong skills, good with autonomy.
Willing to ask questions and reach out for help when needed.Quality
Nurses Job ID #d421533. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and
36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend
amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers
building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working
assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as
important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be
glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your
own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during,
and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More
info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your
We do not provide:
-Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements)
other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified
travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
- Weekly pay
- Cancelation protection
- Holiday Pay
- Guaranteed Hours
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