Top Travel Nursing Job Opportunity: NICU Nurse in Santa Clara, California

If you are qualified as an NICU nurse and would like to spend some time in sunny California, MedPro has an opportunity in Santa Clara.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

RNs demonstrate the ability to make clinical judgments and use critical thinking in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. A NICU Registered Nurse (RN) performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

The duties of the job include providing direct and specialized care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, birth defects, infection or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. The NICU nurse also works in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with doctors and other healthcare professionals. They assist in developing and implementing a plan of care for high-risk newborns requiring high-technology care. This care may include ventilators, incubators or other special equipment or surgery.

NICU Travel Nurse Job Requirements

The requirements for the job include two years of recent experience in an acute care NICU setting, an active RN license, BLS, PALS and NRP certifications, and a degree from accredited nursing program.

As a MedPro employee, you will qualify for a range of benefits, including

  • The MedPro Experience program – we embrace and celebrate all our healthcare professionals!
  • Immediate access to the industry’s best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Flexible scheduling around your needs
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits from Aetna
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Full travel reimbursement
  • Licensure assistance and reimbursement
  • Matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Referral Bonus

About Santa Clara

This job is located in Santa Clara, California, which is in the San Francisco Bay area, about 45 miles south of San Francisco. The city has a population of about 117,000 people. It is named after a Spanish mission that was built there in 1777. The mission and its gardens are now located on the campus of Santa Clara University.

The city is in the heart of Silicon Valley, and many IT companies are located there. IT companies such as Intel, McAfee, National Semiconductor, Nvidia and Trident Microsystems all have their headquarters in Santa Clara. The San Francisco 49ers professional football team plays in Levi’s Stadium, which is also located in the city.

It is bordered by San Jose, Sunnyvale and Cupertino.

How to Become a Travel Nurse

If you are looking for one of the best nursing staffing agencies to work for, MedPro Healthcare Staffing is the place to go. MedPro is one of the best – well established, a great reputation, many satisfied job seekers – and we have an extensive employer network. We work with you every step of the way until you are in a job you enjoy. We offer an array of services, including the MedPro Experience, and MedPro University, our unique professional development program for employees.

If you are looking for some of the best travel nursing jobs, call MedPro today at 1-800-866-8108 or apply below.

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