Their motto is, "Everything is bigger in Texas", and that holds true for this larger than life state. While on travel nursing assignment you’ll be spending a lot of time outdoors enjoying the great weather and the endless supply of recreational activities and events. If you love hunting Texas is the place for you, boasting the nation’s largest herd of whitetail deer.
If you prefer to enjoy the sights by hiking, than make sure you try hiking to the top of Mt Bonnell where you’ll receive a beautiful view of Austin. After your hike, hit the waters for some boating, canoeing, kayaking, or just enjoy a good swim. Also, don’t forget to check out their wide variety of parks and campgrounds for some good old-fashioned camping. Bring some of your nurse friends along - there is sure to be unforgettable memories made.
After all that time outdoors, it’s time to come inside to enjoy some delicious food. Texas has a wide variety of restaurants to suit anyone’s needs. They even have some of the best outdoor patios in the country. After your meal it’s time to enjoy some music. Austin is the musical capital of Texas so you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of music from outdoor concerts to the local honky-tonk. Travel nurses love to submerse themselves in the culture of Texas, it allows for some great stories to tell when you get home.
Nurses, if you’re a sports fan than Texas has a number of professional sports team to root for. They have the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans in football, the Houston Astros in baseball, the Dallas Mavericks in basketball, and even the Dallas Stars in Hockey. After a fun filled day of outdoor activities, food, and sports, it’s time to check out some festival and events.
With roots tracing back to 1886, the State Fair of Dallas is a 24-day celebration of fun. They have something for every one with over 70 amusement rides, 8000 livestock entries, 7000 creative arts entries, about 200 food service locations, and even the largest new car show in the Southwest. Don’t forget to visit Big Tex the world’s best-known 52 ft. cowboy who has been making appearances since 1952. Be sure to get a photo so you can look back at your unforgettable nursing assignment in the years to come!
If you’re in the mood for a good ole fashioned rodeo, then you’ll want to check out the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Here you’ll be able to see the world’s largest rodeo event. You’ll be able to enjoy livestock competitions, shopping, lots of food, a carnival, and of course an action packed rodeo. As you can imagine, your nursing position in Texas will be filled with patient care (of course!), entertainment, incredible food, and an outdoor experience you have never before seen!
As you’ll find out while on a nursing assignment in Texas, bigger is truly better. After a hard days work you’ll love everything Texas as to offer - we promise. Call Nurses PRN now to find out what positions are available in your specialty.
Intensive Care Unit Nurses must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening medical conditions. Intensive Care Unit Nurses must have the ability to make timely and spot on decisions while keeping composed during unpredictable, traumatic events.
Intensive Care Unit Nurses duties consist of:
- Analyzing the progress of the patient.
- Following the correct process if the patient’s condition changes.
- Helping doctors with medical procedures.
- Making sure all medical devices are functioning correctly while taking care of patients.
- Supplying necessary medication in a fast moving, highly stressful environment.
- Providing emotional support while updating family members of current health status of the patient.
One year of experience as an Intensive Care Unit Nurse within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.
Certification and/or Licensure: NCLEX-RN as well as Pediatric Advanced Life Support and/or Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.