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.
Since 1973, the UC San Diego Health System Burn Center has served our communities with state-of-the-art burn care and survivor support for families and friends, provided community education, emergency medical personnel training, and conducted research for the advancement of burn care. The Burn Center includes eight critical care beds to treat the most seriously burned patients, 10 intermediate beds, and a full-time burn outpatient clinic. There are approximately 400 inpatients, 3,000 burn clinic visits and 2,500 Wound Center patient visits per year.
The successful candidate provides direct care to acute burn patients, infants through to seniors, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other disciplines to develop multidisciplinary plan and care. Promotes independence and self-care through education. Skilled in pain management, wound care assessment and pediatric sedation recovery.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.
ACLS and/or ART certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.
Minimum six (6) months of recent acute care RN experience.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate clearly.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts (including nights, days, weekends and holidays), on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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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