Portland, OR is the perfect place to land your next nursing contract. It's an ideal location for both city and nature lovers – you get the best of both worlds here! There is something interesting and unique at every corner. You'll find amazing coffee shops, urban gardens, a variety of distilleries, outdoor adventures and delicious grub. Portland is truly an experience – don't miss out on the opportunity to take it in first-hand. Let's explore what you can expect during your nursing contract…
There's no better way to start a morning in Portland than at Voodoo Doughnut. Some "must try" donuts are the Voodoo Doll, Bacon Maple Bar and Portland Cream – we can assure you they all pair well with a hot cup of joe. This is the perfect treat to bring to your first day at the hospital… talk about making quick friends! Don't worry, if donuts aren't your thing, there is plenty more to excite your taste buds. Basically every corner of the city has a food truck waiting for you! You must try MF Tasty Food Truck, which has a variety of Southwestern food options for you to enjoy. We're certain that you'll find plenty of food trucks to satisfy your hunger during your stay in Portland.
All that food talk might have your pants feeling a bit tighter, so let's turn our eyes to the more adventurous side of Portland. One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with the city is by going on a Pedal Bike Tour. To get the most out of your tour, we suggest taking the guided tour option. Don't worry about packing a bike with you, as you can just rent one for the tour. This is a safe and entertaining way to get acquainted with the city. View breathtaking urban gardens and stop at a few distilleries along the way…
There is a lot more to Portland than fabulous donuts, food trucks and unique city landscapes. If you remove yourself from the concrete jungle, you'll find lush and breathtaking landscapes. One of the greatest views in Portland is at Washington Park. There is a piece of everything at this park. You can spend an entire day exploring the trails, zoo, rose gardens, waterfalls and exquisite views. There's so much to see and do, so plan your visit here in advance to get the most out of it!
This is a city that needs to be experienced. It's time to take your nursing talents to The City of Roses.
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.