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Top Job Opportunity: Critical Care Nurse in California

If you are a registered nurse qualified to work in an intensive care unit, and would like to spend some time in Redwood City, California, MedPro Healthcare Staffing has an opening you might be interested in.

This is an assignment for an ICU critical care nurse, a person with the skills to manage the care of adult patients with life-threatening conditions. The nursing professional filling this job must be able to make complex medical assessments, and deliver high-intensity therapies and interventions.

The person hired for this assignment should be able to provide patient care as well as education and support to the patient’s family members. He or she will ensure the proper functioning of life support equipment, such as feeding tubes. The nurse will observe patients’ heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress. Other requirements for the job include administering medication, IVs and inserting catheters, meticulously documenting medications that have been administered, assisting in emergency nursing procedures to control patients’ physical condition, and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

In order to be considered for this assignment, you must have your RN license, a degree from an accredited nursing program, BLS and ALS certification, and two years of recent experience in an acute care ICU setting.

MedPro Healthcare Staffing offers healthcare travelers a generous benefits package. If you sign on with MedPro, you get immediate access to the healthcare industry’s best recruiters and facilities, flexible scheduling around your needs, private housing (or housing allowance), group health insurance from Aetna, company-paid life and disability insurance, full travel reimbursement, licensure assistance and reimbursement, a matching 401(k) retirement account, and a referral bonus.

Redwood City is located on the San Francisco peninsula in Northern California’s Bay Area. It is about 30 miles south of San Francisco and about 25 miles north of San Jose. It is the county seat of San Mateo County. The city is headquarters for several well-known companies, including Oracle and Electronic Arts. It has a population of slightly more than 76,000. The city’s port is the only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco.

MedPro Healthcare Staffing is a Joint Commission-certified healthcare staffing agency dedicated to helping travel healthcare professionals find the jobs that best fit their skills, interests, and work styles. We work with all of the allied health professions, including PTs, OTs, speech therapists, pharmacists, and nurses. Give us a call today.