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#106392 (NP) Nurse Practitioner II - Express Care

Filing Deadline: Fri 10/23/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/21/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/30/2020. 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 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.

This position will provide patient care coverage 7 days a week, including various holidays, for various Express Care Clinics located in Eastlake, Encinitas, Downtown or at our Care Navigation Hub in Kearny Mesa. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will function as extension of patient care for UCSD Primary Care providing same day acute care to patients with common health problems, such as colds and cough, sore throats, ear infections, UTI, superficial lacerations and simple sprains and strains. The NP will also assist with improving access to primary care patients with chronic conditions who may have an acute medical need. The NP will follow standardized advanced practice procedure guidelines to provide follow through with the care plan. Assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge.

  • Shifts are typically 9 hours but may change to 10 or 12 hour shifts based on census needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program (FNP).

  • California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

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

  • Current PALS certification, or required to obtain within six (6) months of hire.

  • Minimum two (2) years recent working NP experience, including experience in Primary Care and/or Urgent Care.

  • Ability to manage own patient load.

  • Must be able to work within a team environment.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Three (3+) or more years of recent NP experience in Primary Care and/or Urgent Care.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Variable work schedule. Must be able to work every other weekend and some holidays.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.
  • Current University of California NPIII employees may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by Health Human Resources and the UCSD Advanced Practice 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:
NURSE PRACT 2
Department:
COMM CARE PRIMARY CARE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Other
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8-12 hour shifts, Sunday-Saturday

 

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