ICU Nurse Jobs

Intensive Care Unit Jobs (ICU) Nurse Jobs

Intensive care unit nurses are more in demand now than they ever have been — and NursesRx offers an extensive assortment of travel ICU nurse jobs throughout the U.S. to meet the increasing need.

The NursesRx travel ICU nurse jobs are among the most desirable in the industry. As a company of AMN Healthcare — healthcare’s workforce innovator and the nation’s largest provider of clinical staffing services— we have exclusive contracts with elite healthcare facilities throughout the United States. We offer a much greater variety of ICU nurse employment opportunities on a nationwide basis than any other nurse staffing company. This means you can find the perfect travel assignment — fast.

Ready to begin your next ICU nurse job opportunity? Browse the tabs below for details on ICU nurse salary rates, descriptions of job duties and responsibilities, or search ICU nurse jobs available from NursesRx now.

The ICU nurse job description involves assisting in the treatment of acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions. Intensive care unit nurses must work with patients and their families in striving to create healing, humane and caring environments while also focusing on patient advocacy. In addition, intensive care nursing jobs typically require nurses to work in settings such as intensive care units and cardiac care units, where patients require complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance.

To be recruited for a NursesRx ICU nurse job, intensive care unit job seekers must have either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing and recent acute care assistance. Also note that the American Association of Critical Care Nurses has found that many hospitals require nurses to spend a year or more on a medical-surgical floor before moving to the intensive care unit.

ICU nursing salary rates vary depending on many factors (including experience, certifications, and employment location), but typically average $75,800 per year, according to the 2012 Nurse Salary Survey from ADVANCE for Nurses. Intensive care unit nursing jobs that require additional experience and training frequently offer higher salary rates.

NursesRx guarantees competitive ICU nurse salaries and an assortment of benefits. Free housing, flexible schedules, qualified expense reimbursement and free liability insurance are standard; you also get comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage — and the opportunity to keep your insurance for 30 days while you’re between assignments.

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