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.
The Procedural Treatment Unit (PTU) is a 22-bed unit that covers all pre admissions and post recovery treatment to the four Cardiac ORs and four cath lab and EP labs. Recovers surgical and cath lab patients. Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center PTU (Procedural Treatment Unit) CNIIs provide skilled nursing care to patients undergoing cardiac and surgical procedures.
The nurse identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, direct and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies and best practice while modeling quality patient care using the Magnet forces. This nurse will be expected to participate in a float pool that floats to ICU or IMU within the UCSD System.
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.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
A minimum of six (6) months of recent critical care RN experience in ICU and or PACU.
Recent Cardiac, Thoracic, and vascular procedure/surgical experience.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
- CCRN and/or ASPAN Certification
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
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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