Pediatric nursing jobs involve the care of children and adolescents, usually up to the age of 18. Specific responsibilities vary considerably, often including the diagnosing of illness, administering of medications and other therapies, explaining treatment plans to young patients and their families, conducting physicals and more.
When applying for pediatric travel nursing jobs, please note that a four-year bachelor’s degree in nursing is usually preferred by employers over a two-year associate’s degree (ASN). Pediatric nurse certification is not required but is becoming increasingly necessary to take advantage of pediatric RN employment opportunities.
Your Rehability Care recruiter is always happy to help you acquire any state licenses you'll need for your travel nursing assignment.
On average, the pediatric nurse salary range is between $68,000 and $74,000 per year according to ADVANCE for Nurses’ 2012 Nurse Salary Survey. The travel pediatric nurse employment opportunities from Rehability Care offer a competitive pediatric nurse salary, along with a full range of benefits, including free housing and health insurance and partial expense compensation.