This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
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.
This position will provide overnight per diem patient care coverage 7 days a week, including various holidays, for both the Emergency Room and various Urgent Cares. The NP's role is to manage the care of ED observation patients, Acute Care at Home, Senior Emergency Care Unit patients as well as see patients in the Urgent Care. The NP provides continuity of patient care across shifts as they are the primary caregiver for observation & urgent care patients.
The primary areas for this position include UC San Diego Health's newly opened Senior Emergency Care Unit, and ED Inpatient and Observation unit scheduled to open in October 2019. May float to our Urgent Care locations in La Jolla and Rancho Bernardo as needed.
Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.
Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.
Minimum of three (3) years of recent working experience as an NP in an Emergency Department.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
- Five (5) years of NP experience in an Emergency Department.
- Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, 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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