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#93082 (RN) Clinical Quality Nurse - Sulpizio CVC PTU

Filing Deadline: Fri 4/27/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/18/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


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.

The Procedural Treatment Unit (PTU) is a 22-bed unit that covers all pre admissions and post recovery treatment to the four Cardiac ORs and four cath lab and EP labs. Recovers surgical and cath lab patients. Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center PTU (Procedural Treatment Unit) CNIIs provide skilled nursing care to patients undergoing cardiac and surgical procedures.

The Clinical Quality RN identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, direct and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies and best practice while modeling quality patient care using the Magnet forces.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.


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

  • RN License issued by the state of California.

  • ART or ACLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.

  • One (1) or more years of recent RN experience in acute care ICU or PACU.



  • Three (3) or more years of recent ICU/PACU acute care RN experience.

  • Prior Clinical Nurse Leadership experience.

  • Prior Quality experience.

  • CCRN, CPAN or other Specialty Certification.


  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.

  • 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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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Sulpizio CVC PTU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 - 12 hour shifts, Mon -Fri


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