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#108109 (RN) Registered Nurse - New to Trauma PCU

Initial Review Date: Wed 3/24/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/1/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/10/21. 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.

Under general supervision, identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluated results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.

This is a new-to-specialty RN position on 5 West Trauma PCU. This 24-bed unit services intermediate level of care patients from the trauma bay and downgraded from the Surgical ICU, as well as occasional overflow medical IMU level of care patients. Patients are frequently post-operative, and common diagnoses include traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic injury, alcohol and substance withdrawal, and delirium.

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 certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have two years of acute trauma or behavioral/psych RN experience.

  • Must have the ability to function in a high paced environment and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN and/or MSN.

  • CCRN, PCCN specialty certifications.

  • Bilingual.

  • Med-Surg or Telemetry RN experience.

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 or CNIV 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!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Hillcrest 5 West Trauma 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 hrs/day, Variable

 

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