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Knightingale Health Services, LLC is a fresh, dedicated healthcare staffing company that specializes in locum and permanent healthcare staffing placements for major, local, federal, national hospitals and home health facilities. We strive to hire the best possible registered nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals for our clients while building long-lasting relationships with our candidates! We are currently seeking motivated Registered Nurse (RN) – MICU for the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, WA!
- The incumbent practices as a RN in the Emergency Department (ED) providing care to Veterans with acute and urgent medical problems and referrals to primary care for Veterans requesting long-term care.
- Must have bachelor’s degree in nursing
- Must currently have an active and unrestricted license from ANY state
- Must have at least 2 years of experience in acute and chronic medical care practice in the emergency department
- BLS, ACLS
- 2 References
Length of Assignment: 13 weeks with the likely potential to extend.
General experience required: 2 years recent (within the past 12 months) med/surg nursing practice or
experience in long term care, skilled facility or rehab.
On-call hours: None
Tour of duty: 80 hour pay period (two weeks) day, evening, or night shifts depending on work area to
include weekends. Shifts vary by location to include 8 hour, 9 hour, 10, hour or 12 hour. Tours of Duty
or a combination of shifts to meet 80 hours/pay period.
Overtime: Available, but not mandatory. Overtime – Hours over the 80-hour pay period (two weeks).
The pay period is the VA’s scheduled pay period and not the contractor’s pay period. In this manner VA
nurse managers can do normal scheduling with all RNs being scheduled, including contractor RNs.
Weekend work is not considered overtime unless there are hours over the 80-hours in the pay period (two
Breaks and lunches: 15 minutes for each 4 hours worked and, with the exception of night shift, 30