Travel Nurse RN - ED - Emergency Department

  • Bakersfield, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Evenings, Nights


Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN ED - Emergency Department for a travel nursing job in Bakersfield, California.

Estimated payment breakdown

$1,260 in weekly taxable income

$2,640 in non-taxable stipend

Job description & requirements

  • Specialty: ED - Emergency Department
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 08/22/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, evenings, nights
  • Employment Type: Travel

As travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.

****MUST HAVE 3 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE**** ****WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY TRAVEL TEAMS, INCLUDING DUOS**** **Will be required to float to Peds ER** ER Basic EKG interpretation test assigned during orientation. Critical care RNs (ED/ICUs/PICU) will have more than just the basic interpretation test (like those included in the STEMI curriculum and Procedural Sedation curriculum assigned to them). Adult ER has 28 (18 beds and 10 reclining chairs for moderate care); Peds ER has 5 beds and 5 reclining chairs Ran out of the lobby areas There are 3 triage nurses to start the day Adult ER-BLS, ACLS, PALS, NIHSS is required; Peds ER-BLS, ALS, PALS and ENPC preferred or CPEN preferred. 2 years experience required. ICU is 1:2; peds 1:4; adults 1:4; procedural sedation 1:1 "Cerner (Firstnet) How much Cerner experience do you have and when did you use it last? (add this to the interview notes.)" Yes Use ER techs or CNAs, have LVNs that run fast track area Every other weekend 2 out of every 3 holidays Navy blue for RN, cranberry for LVN Phillips - they have a monitor tech MDs and midlevel's--quick look and fast track ran by midlevel's; from 11a-11p the pads ER is staffed by a designated pediatric doctor No Yes Yes No 12 hrs, 7a-7p, 11a-11p, 1p-1a, 3p-3a, 7p-7a. No block scheduling. Traveler needs to be flexible with the scheduling. No 3 shifts on unit plus meet with ER educator to make sure all education is completed. All diagnosis from minor walk ins to critically ill patients, respiratory failure, asthma, Abd pain, fractures, substance abuse, stroke alert facility, STEMI receiving center; some psych holds (maybe 1 per day) "Some nurses will work just peds ER, some just adult ER and some do both. For peds ER, need to have significant peds ER experience, not just general experience. 30,000 kids per year seen in ER. approx 325 visits per day between both ERs; traveler friendly, very team oriented, no gossip, must treat all team members well INCLUDING EMS; In the peds ER, they are a receiving center for pediatrics; in adult ER, they are a STEMI, CVA and burn receiving center (there is a burn nurse that will come into the ER to assess), They are not flexible with 1st time travelers. Travelers must have similar experience when it comes to the amount of patients seen per day. Please inquire about their pediatric experience and make a note of that in interview. All Candidates must have some experience with Peds and Adults (50% of their patient population is Peds roughly)"


  • Weekly pay
  • Cancelation protection
  • Holiday Pay
  • Guaranteed Hours
Khris Gutierrez
Khris Gutierrez from Quality Nurses
Quality Nurses Job ID #d367406. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.

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