Registered Nurse – Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU, Night Shift **$15k Sign-on Bonus**
Infants and children with heart conditions that need to stay in the hospital are cared for in our Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, located in the north wing of the Cherese Mari Laulhere Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Whether recovering from heart surgery, a cardiac catheterization, or medical management of heart disease, our Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit team provides high-quality, family centered, state-of-the-art cardiac care.
At Miller Children's and Women's Hospital, Long Beach, we have:
- Dedicated team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals specializing in pediatric cardiology to meet the special needs of patients with heart disease.
- Continuous 24-hour monitoring of vital signs by our specialized care team, a nurse is always able to see the patient's vitals in the uniquely designed CTICU.
- Post-operative recovery and care designed to meet a child's unique needs.
- Arterial and central venous catheter monitoring is available so the patient's needs are quickly met and gives the parents peace of mind that their child's heart rate and blood pressure are being precisely monitored.
- Spacious, private rooms with space for a parent to sleep at the bedside on a sleeper sofa.
- Family-centered care - parents are encouraged to participate in daily patient rounds and care.
The 12-hr Registered Nurse provides safe, cost-effective care through the health experience, according to established standards utilizing the nursing process, within the scope of practice of Registered Nursing, for the Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) at Miller Children's and Women's Hospital, Long Beach.
Once-in-a-career opportunity to contribute to the development and expansion of a congenital heart program!
The Pediatric CTICU is growing and developing, so we are seeking nurses with clinical experience in neonatal and pediatric congenital heart critical care, who works well with all members of the interdisciplinary team.
1. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California is required.
2. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) certification is required.
3. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification is also required.
4. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is required.
5. Graduated from an accredited nursing program unless otherwise approved by NEC. Approved accrediting bodies include ACEN and CCNE. Others must be approved by NEC.
6. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year nursing experience in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care in an acute care hospital.
Expiration Date : 7/30/2022