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PICU Nurse

$5,055 – $5,055 weekly


Last Updated: 6/29/20

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Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse - Assignment

As an PICU Nurse, you will be responsible for providing direct and individualized nursing care to patients. This assignment is for NYC Health + Hospitals located in New York, NY.

You will deliver vital care to seriously ill or injured pediatric patients in our PICU department.

You will perform a range of tasks including performing diagnostic tests, conducting follow-up visits, monitoring patient recovery, and responding to medical emergencies. In addition to having a highly-analytical mindset, our ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Working with children and asking questions about their health for diagnosis and documenting patients' symptoms and medical history for the doctor.
  • Assessing a child's needs and providing initial care.
  • Identifying changes in children's symptoms and intervening in emergency situations.
  • Participating in pain management for children.
  • Administering medications, drawing blood, and giving childhood vaccinations following age-appropriate guidelines.
  • Monitoring temperature, pulse, breathing, and blood pressure and keeping accurate records.
  • Evaluating children for signs and symptoms of abuse.
  • Providing supportive care to dying children.
  • Dealing with the anxieties and demands of parents, and helping families to deal with their child's illness or injury.
  • Remaining up to date on the latest developments, rules and regulations, drug therapies, equipment, and treatment procedures.


  • Associate's degree in Nursing or a relevant field.
  • At least 1 years’ experience as an PICU Nurse.
  • Good understanding of health information structures and technology.
  • Available to work 12-hour day and night shifts.
  • Demonstrate brilliant empathy and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a stressful and emotional environment.

Overall weekly amount: $5,055


  • NYC Health + Hospitals system
  • Pay: $65/hour and $97.50/hour for overtime. Approximate weekly amount: $3,380
  • Duration: 13-week assignment, possible option to extend
  • Weekly Shifts: 4 (12 hour/shift)


  • General and Professional Liability coverage
  • Worker Compensation coverage
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance available from first day of employment
  • Travel to/from NYC reimbursed (flight or mileage)
  • $150 daily stipend for food/transportation/incidentals. Weekly amount: $1,050
  • Lodging provided or $625/week housing stipend

Company Details


Brentwood, Tennessee, United States

FocusPoint works with healthcare professionals who focus on consistently doing their best and with a good attitude.