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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • ICU RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexibl ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • ICU RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Brockton, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN, 12 hr. PM Shift
  • Brockton, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexibl ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN 12 hr. PM shift
  • Methuen, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (Resource Pool Position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible weekend shift opt ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Medford, OR
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Flexible
  • Relocation Bonus
1 year of inpatient nursing experience required in ICU setting
Permanent
5 days ago

$36-65/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Anchorage, AK
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Flexible
  • Relocation Bonus
The only job requirement is 1 year ICU experience in acute care hospital setting. They will also need to eventually get a Alaska RN license but that ISN'T required for this job and ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$36-64/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Mt. Shasta, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
  • Sign-On Bonus
Intensive Care Unit RN- ICU RN Relocation and 25k Sign On bonus available Mount Shasta area, California Shifts available: 6a-6p and 6p-6a We are looking for experienced RNs ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$46-60/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Spokane, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
  • Relocation Bonus
Registered Nurse (RN) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU) * Up to $20,000 sign-on bonus * Relocation Assistance provided * Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$32-60/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Beverly, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days, Nights
Permanent
2 days ago

$70K-120K/yr
based on $37-65/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days, Nights
Permanent
2 days ago

$70K-120K/yr
based on $37-65/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Concord, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Permanent
2 days ago

$70K-120K/yr
based on $37-65/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Burlington, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days, Nights
Permanent
2 days ago

$70K-120K/yr
based on $37-65/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Crescent City, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Flexible
  • Relocation Bonus
Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse - ICU RN Permanent / Full Time Sign-Bonus and Relocation We have teamed with a very well-known hospital system that is looking for ICU Reg ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$40-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Dallas, TX
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Join Baylor University Medical Center as a Registered Nurse and be part of something better! $15,000 sign-on bonus available to full-time candidates with 2 years Registered Nurse ...
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$35-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Buda, TX
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
$15,000 Sign-On Bonus   JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse (RN) is a licensed professional who uses the BSWH nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient care deliver ...
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$35-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Fort Worth, TX
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse (RN) is a licensed professional who uses the BSWH nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient care delivery by the health care team. ...
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1 day ago

$35-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Plano, TX
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
  $15K SIGN ON BONUS AND RELOCATION ALLOWANCE POTENTIAL!! Sign on bonus is for nurses with 2+ years of RN experience    Location: The Heart Hospital Plano Specialty: Cardiac I ...
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$35-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Temple, TX
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital  Full Time - Days  3 levels of patient care to include critical care, acute care and skilled care   JOB SUMMARY The Registered ...
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$35-55/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Float ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • St. Luke's Health System
  • Meridian, ID
    • 5x8 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Crisis RN / Float Overview St. Luke’s Health System is seeking an experienced ICU or ER Trauma Level 2 RN to join our Crisis team. Unit/Position Summary The Crisis Nurse works ...
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$33-52/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Montrose, CO
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Permanent
9 days ago

$51/hr

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Manager Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Medical City Arlington
  • Arlington, TX
    • 5x8 hrs
Description SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-time $15,000 Sign on Bonus Available for qualifying candidates- Apply Now! Are you looking for a work environment as a Nurse Manager ...
Permanent
9 days ago

$85K-106K/yr
based on $40-51/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston, TX
JOB SUMMARYAt Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$46/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
  • Baytown, TX
JOB SUMMARYAt Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner ...
Permanent
8 days ago

$46/hr

ICU Nurse FAQs

What hospitals currently have the most ICU Nurse job opportunities?

The hospitals on Vivian that currently have the most ICU Nurse jobs are Mission Regional Medical Center (41 jobs), Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital (38 jobs), and South Florida Baptist Hospital (36 jobs).

How much do staff ICU Nurse jobs pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Wednesday, August 10th 2022, the average hourly salary for a Intensive Care Unit Nurse is $26 per hour, but can pay up to $60 per hour.

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  • min - $15
  • avg - $26
  • max - $60

What is an ICU Nurse?

ICU nursing is a rewarding career choice and not just because of the opportunity to help patients who are suffering from critical illness or are in a rapidly deteriorating condition.  To successfully navigate the ICU requires exceptional attention to detail, and expert knowledge regarding advanced technology and pathophysiology of disease processes, often leading nurses to seek out additional education, training, and certification.

What does an Intensive Care Unit Nurse do?

ICU nurses typically work in the various specialty  intensive care units of hospitals. They treat patients  that are admitted with a critical illness, but also care for patients that are rapidly deteriorating in other areas of the hospital. ICU RNs work with other healthcare team members to help return patients to a more stable state so that they can be treated in less critical areas of the facility and progress towards recovery.

ICU nurses may work with post-op surgical patients who need special treatments during recovery. They also work with patients who are suffering from highly acute conditions and may need special life sustaining equipment, such as respirators, continuous dialysis, and ECMO. Because of this, ICU RNs must be extremely proficient in technical nursing skills, and must be comfortable  using, monitoring, and troubleshooting medical devices and machinery. In the ICU, nurses are constantly evaluating any minor change in patient conditions in order to make real time decisions about care.

 Because ICU nurses work so closely with doctors and other medical team members, they must be able to employ excellent communication skills. Intensive care unit nurses  may work with patients that can't speak for themselves and they  have to act as advocates for their patients.  ICU nurses also help families communicate with impaired patients and help them navigate the overwhelming world of ICU care.

How to Become an Intensive Care Unit Nurse?

While some organizations do hire RNs without certifications or specific experience and train them in ICU nursing, many hospitals look to hire professionals with degrees, certifications and relevant experience. A common path to working in the intensive care unit might follow the steps below.

  1. Graduate with a Bachelor of Science in nursing from an accredited school or from a program that appropriately prepares you to take the NCLEX-RN.

  2. Take and pass the NCLEX-RN and take the steps to obtain your RN license in the appropriate state (or your nurse compact license).

  3. Begin working as a nurse to obtain clinical experience, especially with critically ill patients. You may need 2-5 years worth of experience before you can become certified.

Decide what type of critical care certificate you need to continue working in the ICU. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses offers a number of certifications, including options for specializing in adult, pediatric or neonatal care.

What certifications are commonly held by Intensive Care Unit nurses?

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Delta Variant and How It’s Impacting ICU Nurse Demands

Posted on Aug 23, 2021
COVID-19 numbers are on the rise again, largely fueled by the Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy, and ICUs across the nation are filling up fast. Many healthcare systems are still recovering from previous surges, but ICU nurses are bracing themselves for yet another spike in COVID-19 patients and wondering whether the pandemic will ever end….

Interview with an ICU Nurse: Bedside Nursing & Upcoming Challenges in Healthcare

Posted on Jul 19, 2021
This week we interviewed an ICU nurse from the Denver area to get their thoughts on the course of the pandemic and opinions about trends in nursing and healthcare employment.  They were very eager to speak their mind, but they opted to remain anonymous.  Vivian: Tell us a little bit about yourself. How long have…

How Much Do ICU Travel Nurses Make?

Posted on Jan 16, 2021
ICU travel nurses are detail-oriented nurses that specialize in critical thinking. Their clinical skills with high acuity patients and complex technology sets them apart from some of the other nursing specialties. ICU nurses are constantly evaluating their patients and processing data related to their care. For these reasons, among others, ICU travel nurses can routinely…

Demand for ICU nurses is up 281% as hot spots surge across the country

Posted on Nov 16, 2020
    Heroes they don’t always wear capes these days they mainly wear ppe right they are the doctors and nurses on the front lines of this fight and as covet spreads they’re spread thin the demand for icu nurses is off the charts right now up nearly 300 percent from last year nationwide that’s…

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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • ICU RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexibl ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • ICU RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Brockton, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN, 12 hr. PM Shift
  • Brockton, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN, 12 hr. PM shift
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (perm or temp to perm float pool position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexibl ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Critical Care RN 12 hr. PM shift
  • Methuen, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
Cross Country Healthcare – Exclusive Massachusetts Resource Pool (Resource Pool Position) *** Massachusetts License Required *** Real flexibility with flexible weekend shift opt ...
Permanent

$60-66/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Mt. Shasta, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
  • Sign-On Bonus
Intensive Care Unit RN- ICU RN Relocation and 25k Sign On bonus available Mount Shasta area, California Shifts available: 6a-6p and 6p-6a We are looking for experienced RNs ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$46-60/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Montrose, CO
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Permanent
9 days ago

$51/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston, TX
JOB SUMMARYAt Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner ...
Permanent
5 days ago

$46/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
  • Baytown, TX
JOB SUMMARYAt Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner ...
Permanent
8 days ago

$46/hr

Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

  • Medford, OR
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Flexible
  • Relocation Bonus
1 year of inpatient nursing experience required in ICU setting
Permanent
5 days ago

$36-65/hr