Critical Care Nurses are in demand, with Critical Care Travel Nurse Jobs widely available across the United States. These jobs are primarily based in intensive care units (ICU), Critical Care Units (CCU), and progressive care/telemetry units, but can also be found in other areas such as postanesthesia care units (PACU). Opportunities include working on a single unit and working on a variety of units as part of a critical care float pool. Job descriptions for Critical Care Nurses usually include the need for strong critical thinking and assessment skills, the ability to care for patients with complex health conditions, and the confidence to work in a fast-paced environment. Apply for a high-paying Critical Care Travel Nurse job today.
Critical Care Nurses care for patients across the lifespan who are acutely ill. Most patients are in intensive care units (ICU), critical care units (CCU), or progressive care/telemetry units that often specialize in one or two areas, such as medical, surgical, burn, cardiac, trauma, neurologic, or neonatal. Among the job responsibilities for Critical Care Nurses are assessing patients, delivering care to patients with complex needs and in emergency situations, performing technical skills, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, and providing emotional support to patients and families. The average salary for Critical Care Nurses in the United States is more than $80,000.