Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse (PICU RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of a recognized hospital in New York City is actively seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) for a promising Per Diem position with their growing medical staff. In this role, the Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse (PICU RN) will be responsible for providing care to patients in need of complex assessments and treatment. Apply today! Company Description Hospital Job Description The Per Diem Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse (PICU RN) will be responsible for: * Assessing a patient's condition and planning and implementing patient care plans * Treating wounds and providing advanced life support * Assisting physicians in performing procedures * Observing and recording patient vital signs * Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly * Administering intravenous fluids and medications * Ordering diagnostic tests * Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team * Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment * Acting as patient advocate * Providing education and support to patient families Required Skills * 2+ years of previous experience working within a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) * Bachelor's Degree in Nursing * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * Experience with the Pediatric population * Critical Care background * Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively