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Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - COVID19 - $3,200 per week

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Enumclaw
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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 out.
    Experience or 'Must have' skills 2 years of ICU experience with the ability to take a full MedSurg assignment. Good knowledge of Vent management.
    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 shift.
    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 settings.
    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 experience.
    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 assignment.
    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

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Seattle , Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - COVID19 - $3,200 per week, Healthcare , Enumclaw, Washington

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