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#99516 (RN) Registered Nurse - Gastroenterology

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/22/2019

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/20/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 5/22/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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.

The Gastroenterology Per Diem RN provides pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedure nursing care to patients undergoing endoscopy procedures. The RN identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations. The RN assists physician with endoscopy procedures; provides moderate sedation under the direction of the physician; and other duties as assigned. Floating is required.

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

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

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

  • ART or ACLS at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent adult GI or inpatient acute, critical care, emergency, procedural nursing or related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN
  • Specialty certification
  • CGRN certification
  • PALS certification
  • Recent GI, procedural, or critical care background including moderate sedation experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able for possible overtime. Some on-call is required.
  • Must be able to float between Hillcrest and Thornton (La Jolla).
  • Must be available to work a minimum of four shifts per a four week schedule.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including late shifts, Mondays - Friday.

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

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Gastroenterology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Monday - Friday, plus weekend/holiday on call

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.