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#90695 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - Sulpizio CV PCU

Extended Deadline: Fri 1/26/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/30/2017 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 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.

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is the region's first academic-based facility to combine all heart and vascular-related services, programs and technology under one roof. The new technologies, techniques and treatments we develop at UC San Diego Health are setting new standards in vascular and cardiac care – for our patients, and for the world.

The Clinical Nurse provides direct care to critical care patients using the nursing process in the clinic setting. Develops and provides treatment plans as requested. Promotes self-care through education. Organizes and maintains clinic equipment and supplies. These units provide care to a vast array of medical cardiology patients including cardiothoracic surgeries that include lung/heart transplants, coronary artery bypass, valve replacement and pulmonary thromboendarterectomies. These units utilize advanced training and skills to take care of high acuity, complex patients. 24 hour physician coverage on this unit. Nurse to patient ratio is 1:3 or 1:4.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current California RN license.
  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.
  • One (1) year of recent acute care RN experience in Progressive Care or Telemetry.
  • Must be a team player and have good communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • IMU experience.
  • PCCN, CSC, and CMC certifications.
  • Experience with cardiopulmonary and cardiac 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:
SCVC 4AB PCU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
7
Work Schedule:
Variable, 12 hrs/day, MON-SUN

 

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