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#109328 (RN) Registered Nurse - Medical Oncology PCU

Initial Review Date: Tue 5/18/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/14/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/25/2021. 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.

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment.

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.

Jacobs Medical Center 5FG is a 24 bed Medical Oncology/Palliative Care Progressive Care Unit. Several disciplines collaborate to provide prescribed oncology care including chemotherapy and biotherapy. The unit is also designated as the overflow for Blood and Marrow Transplant patients. The nursing team is dedicated to care for patients who need aggressive symptom management. They work closely with a multi-disciplinary palliative care team, implementing a holistic approach to physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual well-being.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

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

  • Must have Chemotherapy Certification, or commitment to get within one (1) year of hire date.

  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years inpatient RN experience in IMU/PCU or ICU to include palliative care experience. (If insufficient applicant pool, department may consider RNs with two (2) years of acute care experience to include Oncology, IMU, PCU or Telemetry.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Palliative care RN experience.
  • Prior experience with Chemotherapy.
  • Certified in PCCN, OCN or Palliative 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.
  • 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:
JACOBS MEDICAL CENTER 5FG-PCU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
60%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hour shifts, Sunday-Saturday

 

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