Job details

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Salary: $44 / Hour - $65 / Hour

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse - Peds CICU RN


POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - PICU



JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Job Description:


We are looking for an RN-PICU nurse to provide care for children and adolescents with a wide range of ailments. These include everything, from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) patients are typically unstable, critically ill, medically complex, or post-surgical patients, and will require constant interventions and monitoring.


It is your job as an RN-PICU to monitor, assess, and treat patients under 18 years old who are presenting acute, serious ailments, and alert clinicians to complications that need to be addressed right away. As a pediatric ICU nurse, you will also coordinate with families, physicians, and other healthcare experts to determine the best course of patient care and recovery.


Furthermore, being a childcare specialist, you are expected to provide emotional support to parents and families while keeping the patient calm. Likewise, an RN-PICU nurse answers questions and educate family members about how they can manage the child's health condition.




●       Provide age and culturally appropriate care to the patient.

●       Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans.

●       Monitors the vital signs of the patient, such as blood pressure, breathing, heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology.

●       Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings and reports any observed changes.

●       Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients

●       Prepare, administer, and record prescribed medications.

●       Report adverse reactions to medications or treatments 

●       Assist treating physician during examination, treatment, and procedures, which can include life-saving situations.

●       Analyze Lab results.

●       Provide education, information, and emotional support to the patient’s family.

●       Record all care information accurately, completely, and promptly, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.

●       Perform other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.


Job Benefits:


●     Competitive salary

●     Direct Deposit

●     401K

●     Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits

●     Employee discount program

●     Excellent room for growth and advancement




●       Minimum of 1 year of recent acute experience and critical care as an RN in a clinical setting.

●       Active RN license within the State of practice.

●       Current certifications (variable depending on the facility).

●       Possess excellent communication skills to effectively relay messages to clinicians and parents.

●       Must have sympathy, kindness, patience, and emotional stability to handle intense realities like death.

●       Technical skills to operate the latest medical equipment accurately.

●       Fast critical thinking skills for making good, split-second care decisions.


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