RN - Neuro Trauma ICU

San Jose, CA

Job ID: 708449 Salary: 63.73

Job Description

Position Summary:

Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years.  Primary patient population 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. Is able to provide mentorship and guidance to new employees. 

 Licensure/ Certification/Registration:

 Minimum:  CA RN, BCLS, ACLS 

Preferred:   CCRN, TNCC. NIH Stroke


 Minimum:   High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited nursing program.


Minimum: 2 years of acute care nursing in a cardiovascular, trauma and neurosurgical ICU. Would LOVE all 3 but if we can get 2 of the 3 disciplines.

Will consider SUPER STRONG NEURO candidates even if they DO NOT have Trauma experience

Preferred: 5 years ICU nursing with emphasis on trauma, neurosurgical, or cardiovascular care.

Experience Requirements:

 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 .CRRT, Balloon pumps, Impella experience beneficial as we frequently manage patients with these medical devises.

5. This is a very fast paced ICU .

Special Notes:

 34 Beds with additional 10 bed overflow

 Very fast paced environment must be able to adjust well to change and multitask

 MUST have Neuro Trauma and Cardiac experience and LOVE it.

 Will accept pending CA license

General Comments
Salary: Starting at $63.73 - $87.63 per hour based on years of experience. 

Night Shift $6.00 differential and evening is $3.75 

Fee: $10,000 split per contract

Meet Your Recruiter

Brent McKenzie
Franchise Partner

Brent McKenzie has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, starting with his family resort. From there, he worked in every aspect of restaurants, starting as a dishwasher.

Since then, Brent has added more than 10 years of management experience. His management experience helps him identify qualified candidates and match them to the needs of clients. He has experience opening several new businesses, both large and small. These challenges make him a sharp eye for the type of skills that hard-working professionals should bring to the table. It also makes him exceptional at noticing talent that is ready for further development.

Brent is very dedicated to completing any task and brings that passion to his clients and candidates. His attention to detail and constant drive are an asset to any career or talent search.

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