If you’re tired of winter and you dream of warm temperatures, consider this great ICU RN travel assignment at a hospital in Arizona.
You must possess an active license as a Registered Nurse, as well as a degree from an accredited nursing program. You must be able to perform CPR accurately and effectively. You should have BLS and ACLS certification and you should have two years’ recent experience in an acute care ICU.
In this position you will provide patient care and education and support to the patient’s family. You also will observe the patient’s heart rate, respiration and blood pressure for signs of distress. You’ll make sure that life support equipment (ventilators, feeding tubes, etc.) function properly. You’ll administer IVs, bring medication and will insert catheters as needed. You’ll ensure that you accurately document the care you’ve provided in a timely manner and you’ll provide meticulous documentation of the medicine you’ve administered to your patients.
You’ll also assist in the emergency nursing procedures that are necessary in order to quickly control changes to a patient’s physical condition.
To get the assignment’s exact Arizona location, please contact our office.
The temperatures in Arizona have been considerably more pleasant than in many other parts of the country. Phoenix’s temperature has averaged in the 70s throughout March and will be warming even more in April.
Even cities in higher elevations have been pleasant: Flagstaff, Arizona (at 7,000 feet) has had an average high temperature in February in the 40s, with high temperatures averaging in the mid-50s by the middle of March.
As for salary, please call our office for more information. For an idea of the pay rate in Arizona, Indeed.com reports that ICU RNs receive an average salary of $57,000 in Arizona.
From Phoenix it’s about a six-to-eight-hour drive to Los Angeles and San Diego, making those two cities terrific getaways for a weekend away.
Arizona itself is full of mountains, deserts, chaparral and more. It’s great for hiking, golfing, sunbathing, and more. In short, Arizona is a great assignment destination for a person who loves the outdoors and the sunshine.