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.
Under general supervision, identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluated results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.
This is an experienced nurse position on 5 West Trauma PCU. This 24-bed unit services intermediate level of care patients from the trauma bay and downgraded from the SICU, as well as occasional overflow medical IMU level of care patients. Patients are frequently post-operative, and common diagnosis’ include traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic injury, alcohol and substance withdrawal, and delirium.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Current RN license issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum six (6) months of acute care RN experience in ICU, PCU and/or IMU.
Must have the ability to function in a high paced environment and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- BSN and/or MSN.
- CCRN, PCCN specialty certifications.
- One to two (1 - 2) years of recent acute care RN experience in ICU, PCU and/or IMU.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various 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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