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#90453 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - Nurse Navigator

Extended Review Date: Fri 1/12/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/12/2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is 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.

The Nurse Navigator for Interventional Pulmonology (IP) acts a liaison for patients and families as well as the provider. Provides patient education in regards to treatment as well as providing assistance with home health prescriptions. Assists provider with interdisciplinary communication in regards to patients plan of care, treatment plan and follow up appointments and tests. Assists provider during clinic rotation in regards to patient road mapping, getting insurance authorization for follow-up testing and/or procedures.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of recent RN experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN

  • Experience in a similar Nurse Navigator role.

  • Experience in a procedure suite, Operating Room (OR), and/or critical care.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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

  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.


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:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Pulmonary Special Procedures Unit
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, Variable, 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.