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#108395 (RN) Registered Nurse - Surgical/Stroke PCU

Initial Review Date: Tue 3/30/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/26/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/06/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% 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 outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

The Surgical PCU at UC San Diego Health's Hillcrest Medical Center is at the forefront of high quality patient care and service. It is a unique unit that advocates for patient safety and satisfaction through transformational leadership, innovation, and empowerment of the professional nurse.

Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.

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.

  • BLS/CPR or BART and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get UCSD ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year recent acute care RN experience at the Telemetry level of care or higher acuity. (If insufficient applicant pool, department may consider candidates with two (2+) or more years of recent acute care Med/Surg experience.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Completion of PCU training or previous RN experience at the PCU level.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

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

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


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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

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:
11 Surgical/Stroke PCU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hours, Sunday-Saturday

 

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