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#87768 (RN) Nurse Per Diem - Float Team - Talent Pool

Initial Review Date: Fri 5/12/2017

Qualified candidates will be placed into a talent pool for future consideration. If a short term or part time job opportunity opens that you are qualified for, you may be contacted.

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Medical Center sets the standard for acute care nurses who want to practice at the leading edge.

Ambulatory care nursing is a unique specialty within the profession of nursing. It involves promoting health and prevention of disease, illness, and disability in the individual by rapid, focused assessments. A key characteristic is extensive involvement with the patient and the family. The emphasis of ambulatory care nursing is on aiding both the patient and family in maximizing wellness and minimizing the symptoms of the condition, chronic or acute, in a cost-effective way.

UC San Diego Medical Center’s department of ambulatory services offers a wide range of outpatient, hospital-based medical and surgical services. Our ambulatory nurses ensure that each specialty in the department operates within established guidelines so that our patients receive excellent care. Ambulatory Care Nursing at the Medical Center is made up of a diverse group of Primary Care and Specialty Care Clinics in various geographic locations in San Diego County.


  • Current RN license issued by the State of California

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • BART or BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year active nursing experience.


  • BSN

  • Triage phone experience

  • Prior Float or Traveler experience


  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

  • Must be able to float between multiple clinics. Must be able to give at least four (4) shifts per month.

This is not an actual position. This is only for future consideration.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Float Team
Hiring Salary Range
Per NX Contract
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.