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#102878 (RN) Registered Nurse, Hillcrest Operating Room

Extended Deadline: Tue 4/7/2020

This position will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/25/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/04/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

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.

UC San Diego Health’s Perioperative Services is growing and we invite you to join our team! In addition to working for San Diego’s only academic medical center, this position is eligible for our outstanding benefits package day one of employment. These RN positions are moving to 12-hour shifts.

Hillcrest is a 24/7 Level 1 trauma Center and is the San Diego Regional Burn Center. Hillcrest surgical services include, Trauma, Ortho Trauma, Burns, Head and Neck, Neurology, Ophthalmology Orthopedics, Robotics, Urology, Plastics, Pulmonary, General, Gynecology, Oncology, Transplants: Liver/Kidney, Vascular and Gynecology.

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.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

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

  • Minimum one year of recent operating room RN experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN/MSN

  • ACLS and/or ART

  • CNOR

  • Scrub experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Day/Eve shift have varied start times between 9a-1p. Night shift hours are typically 11p-9a.

  • 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.

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

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce. These positions are eligible for full benefits first day of hire, including but not limited to: • Health/Dental/Vision insurance • Approximately 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 13 paid holidays per year • Work life balance • UC Retirement Plan • Pet insurance


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

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Main Operating Room
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
5
Work Schedule:
10 hr shifts, Days/Evenings and Night Shifts available

 

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