Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) RN Jobs in New York
Horizon Healthcare Staffing has many Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Registered Nurse jobs in New York. PICU RNs provide acute or critical care to patients in hospitals, clinics, and community-based settings, or pediatric intensive care units. Some settings may be combined with neonatal intensive care (NICU) units. The type of setting is dependent on the hospital. For example, wards at a children’s hospital may have a dedicated ward for neonatal intensive care while a general hospital may not. Patients include children from newborns to eighteen years old with life threatening illnesses, post-surgical, or medically complex conditions.
PICU RNs are responsible for collaborating with families, physicians, and other healthcare professionals or clinicians on the best patient care. PICU RNs plan long term needs, administer medications, perform minor medical operations, and advise patients and their families on patient care and illness. Pediatric RNs may work with children who may not understand why they are in a hospital or care facility. They also may work with children who cannot communicate for themselves and must be able to consult with parents and/or guardians for care, treatment, and long-term needs. Other duties may be working with patients that require multiple surgical procedures, providing intravenous fluids and artificial nutrition, and maintaining and updating records.
Most Hospitals and ICU settings require that PICU nurses hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Most ICU settings require that a nurse is certified in Neonatal Resuscitation or Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing as well. This must be by the State Board of Nursing or a national certification from an agency such as the National Certification Corporation. Other experience that may be require is a minimum number of years of clinical experience in a hospital setting.
The types of a shifts a PICU nurse would have vary depending on the setting. Most PICU RNs shifts are twelve hours longs, although some may work eight hours shifts. They may also be required to work days, evenings, and nights or all three. Working as a PICU nurse may also require working on weekends and holidays. The setting may be open twenty-four hours a day, every day of the week.
Horizon Healthcare Staffing provides PICU RN positions in the five boroughs of New York and Long Island. Below, you will find a list of the general locations that we offer jobs. If you are interested in working in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County, or upstate New York, please apply.One of our recruiters will then reach out to you to see if you are a fit for any of our open positions. We look forward to working with you!
PICU job in Manhattan
PICU opening in the Bronx
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit position in Brooklyn
PICU job opening in Queens
Suffolk County PICU
Nassau County PICU