02 February 2021
Trauma ICU, Intensive Care Unit- Registered Nurse  – San Jose, California

Trauma ICU, Intensive Care Unit- Registered Nurse  
San Jose, California
$117K to $149K  Differential and Evening pay
Signing Bonus
Schedule: Full Time - Days and night shift with rotating weekends
Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years.  Primary patient populations served include those admitted for acute/unstable trauma, acute neurological incidents, acute respiratory failure, MI, acute GI bleed, electrolyte imbalance, and patients post drug overdose.  Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement activities. Can provide mentorship and guidance to new employees. 
This is a very high acuity ICU with a mixture of patients with multiple comorbidities (very sick patient population) -you may be required to provide care for patients with any of the below listed clinical specialty needs. Typically, at least 3 years of ICU experience is required at a minimum.
  1. Trauma Unit-Trauma experience needed- No burn unit or experience needed.
  2. Comprehensive stroke Center-EVD ICP experience and knowledge of taking care of stroke patients with post stroke intervention experience.
  3. Open heart experience helpful.
  4. 4. CRRT, Balloon pumps, Impella experience are beneficial as we frequently manage patients with these medical devices.
  5. This is a very fast paced ICU.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Can calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.
Required Work Experience: 
  • Minimum: 2 years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma, or neurosurgical ICU.
  • Preferred: 5 years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.
  • MUST have Trauma experience
Education: Associate degree in Nursing is required. 
Licensure Certification: Current license in California as a Registered Nurse.
  • BCLS 
  • ACLS 
  • NIHSS Stroke
  • CCRN, TNCC. NIH Stroke
  • Will accept pending CA license
Sign on Bonus and possible Relocation 
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