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RN Critical Care - (Contract) - 1655493

Louisville, KY

Job Title: RN Critical Care - Contract


Location: Louisville, KY


Schedule: 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday to Friday (3 Days/12 Hours)


Per Week: 36 Hours


Start Date: November 7, 2023


Duration: 2 months


Experience: 1-3 years of experience required


Rate: $50.21/hr


Job Overview:

The RN Critical Care clinician is responsible for providing specialized nursing care to acutely or critically ill patients in an intensive care unit (ICU). This is a contract position with a duration of 2 months.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing nursing care to acutely or critically ill patients with an assigned unit or clinic.
  • Implementing medical care plans.
  • Directing and supervising the patient care provided by nursing personnel assigned to the unit.
  • Maintaining standard unit activities in the absence of the Head Nurse.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned/required.


Additional Details:

  • The clinician is willing to float throughout the hospital they are assigned to and could go to any unit within their scope of practice, including PCU and med Surg Tele, every other weekend required.
  • This is a general application for all of our ICUs in 4 different facilities in Louisville. The candidate will be placed in the ICU that most closely matches their work history and has the greatest need. Candidates will know which ICU they are going to before accepting the position.
  • NO RTO (Requested Time Off) accepted. The candidate will work 4 of 6 holidays (Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day) to be chosen by the manager of the unit.
  • Adults: Yes
  • Geriatric: Yes


Top 10 Diagnosis/Procedures:

  1. Sepsis
  2. Respiratory Failure
  3. Cardiac Surgery
  4. Vascular Surgery
  5. Stroke
  6. DKA


Lunch Break: 1/2 hr


Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:2, 1:1 varies depending on staffing/acuity


Use of Ancillary Staff: Yes


Does Supplemental Staff Float: Yes


Common Equipment:

  • Ventilators
  • Plum IV pumps
  • Balloon Pump
  • CRRT


Titrate Vascoactive Drips: Yes

If Yes, which drips:

  • Levo
  • Vaso
  • Epi
  • Neo
  • Cardene
  • Inotropes


Certifications & Clearance Requirements:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH)



  • Dental
  • Eye Care
  • Medical

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