RN - Critical Care / ICU

Location: Columbia, MO

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

ICU RNs must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening trauma. ICU Nurses must have the ability to make rapid and spot on decisions while staying composed during unpredictable, traumatic events.

Responsibilities

ICU RNs responsibilities consist of:
  • Analyzing the progress of the patient.
  • Following the correct process if the patient's condition changes.
  • Helping medical staff with medical procedures.
  • Ensuring all medical devices are functioning correctly while taking care of the patient.
  • Giving needed medication in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
  • Providing emotional support while updating family members of current health status of the patient.

Requirements

One year of experience as an ICU Nurse within the past two years.
  • Active RN License in good standing.
  • Current BLS from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Columbia, MO

Missouri is the Show Me state and it truly has a lot of things to show you. While on nursing assignment you'll be able to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities as well as festivals, museums and ice cream cones, where they were first invented. You're time in Missouri starts at the Gateway Arch, where millions of people visit each year. If you need a bit of entertainment there's no place like Branson. They feature something for all ages from theaters, to museums, and even lakes for fishing. 

Speaking of fishing, Missouri is also known for their outdoor activities. They have lots of great places to fish, trails for biking, or even some beautiful courses for golfing. After your outdoor activities are over you can visit the historic brew house at the Anheuser-Busch brewery. They even let you visit the famous Clydesdale stables, and best of all the tour is free. If you love sports, Missouri features several different sports teams in a variety of sports. You can watch the St Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, and St Louis Rams to just name a few.

Nurses, if you're looking to visit some events, then you'll have a lot of fun in Missouri. If you love fishing there's no better place to be for the opening day of trout season. It attracts thousands of anglers every year who stand shoulder-to-shoulder along the banks of the Niangua River. If you want a family friendly activity than the Missouri State Fair is the place to be. It's been going on since 1901 and attracts thousands of families in August for its 11 days of events. They feature everything from entertainment to livestock shows to more traditional events that families have been enjoying for a long time. If you're in the mood for some BBQ then the American Royal BBQ Contest, held in Kansas City, is the place to get it. Started in 1980, this contest has grown to now spread over 20 acres and features 500 teams competing in four culinary contests. You could say it's the World Series of Barbecue. 

Don't worry nurses, Missouri will not dissapoint. If you take your next nursing job in the state, you are sure to be entertained and well fed. During your free time you can enjoy museums, theaters, sports, fairs, and hopefully some delicious BBQ. Call us now to find out what positions are available in your specialty. Soon you will be able to see what Missouri has to show you.

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Licensing: Compact / Walk Through.
Licensing Board: http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp