This posting shall remain open until filled.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/24/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability 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.
This role will assist the day to day operations and strategic planning for the heart and lung transplant team, and the LVAD program. In collaboration with the nurse manager and medical directors of the program this position will help with process development, quality assurance, and appropriate staff utilization.
Involved in ensuring optimal patient outcomes through effective leadership and / or provision of patient care delivery in assigned nursing unit(s) or area(s). Promotes environment for a shared voice in nursing practice and exchange of ideas to continually improve nursing and patient care outcomes. Accountable for the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care. Consults and collaborates with other health care professionals to coordinate the management of patient care. Serves as a resource to staff, physicians, students and others.
Supervises staff involved in providing clinical patient care. Assists in ensuring the quality of patient care delivery in a specific patient care area and serves as a role model for professional nursing practice. Assists with the administration and management of personnel, fiscal, and material resources. May assume full responsibility for the unit in delegated areas and in the absence of the manager.
Bachelors or Master's Degree in Nursing required.
Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in six months of hire date.
Five or more years of RN experience required.
Previous Charge RN experience required.
Demonstrated hospital management skills, with progressive expertise inpatient care services.
Knowledge to manage disaster incidents, sentinel events and ability to problem-solve with critical thinking skills.
Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.
Must have excellent skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
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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