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#91189 (RN) Per Diem Clinical Nurse - L&D/Postpartum

Filing Deadline: Fri 1/26/2018

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.

An exciting opportunity is currently available in Women and Infants Services at UC San Diego Medical Center for a per-diem Perinatal Nurse. Orientation and training will include Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, Birth Center, and High Risk Antepartum. Candidates will have scheduled rotations through each area to maintain skill sets providing family-centered care. We are an accredited Baby Friendly Hospital, as well as a Magnet Designated Facility.

Those successful will have excellent critical thinking and time management skills and be self-motivated, patient advocates, and effective communicators. 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. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.

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 at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.

  • Minimum two (2) years of recent Labor and Delivery RN experience.

  • AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification.

  • NRP certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • Post-Partum and newborn experience, preferably high risk.

  • RNC certification.

  • Regional Perinatal Maternal Newborn Nursing Course completion.

  • Bilingual in English and 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.

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 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

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
Labor and Delivery
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Variable

 

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