RN, PICU - Travel

$2,507 - $2,785 weekly
  • Cynet Health
  • Edison, NJ
  • Nov 20, 2023
Travel Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK University Medical Center
Travel
No
RN
PICU
23558066
Shift Details
Day - 12x3 - 07AM
Job Order Details
12/18/2023
03/16/2024
13 Week(s)
Weekly Pay Range - $2507 To $2785

Summary:

  • Nurses care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent or disabled. Under general supervision, they deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy.
  • Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.
  • Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing.
  • The nature of the direction and supervision required for this position varies by State and job setting.
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurses provide care for children and adolescents with a wide-range of ailments, from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses.
  • The difference between PICU patients and regular PEDs patients is that PICU patients are usually unstable and require constant monitoring and interventions

Job Requirements

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care to patient
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Monitors patient’s vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings, such as EKG tracings, O2 stats, CVP/arterial line waveforms, if applicable, and reports any observed changes
  • Tracks urine output
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs (both central venous & arterial)
  • Administers infusion therapy, including: IV fluids, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, electrolytes
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, such as ventilators
  • Prepares and administers and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Assists treating physician during examination, treatment and procedures, which can include life-saving situations
  • Analyzes lab results
  • Assists with the insertion or discontinuation of CV catheters, arterial lines, external ventricular drains, epidural catheters and endotracheal tubes, Foleys
  • Provides education, information and emotional support to the patient’s family and caregivers
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Specialty

Pediatric Nursing(PICU)