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#103269 (RN) Registered Nurse- Labor & Delivery/Postpartum

Filing Deadline: Wed 2/26/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/20/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/02/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.

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 Perinatal Labor & Delivery/Postpartum RN provides family-centered care on the Labor & Delivery unit at Jacobs Medical Center as well as the Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum (LDRP) unit at Hillcrest Medical Center. Duties include, but are not limited to, birth center, antepartum, L&D, triage, OR and recovery. Those successful will have excellent critical thinking and time management skills and be self-motivated, patient advocates, and effective communicators.

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.

This position is required to work at both the La Jolla and Hillcrest Medical Center campuses.

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.

  • NRP certification.

  • AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification.

  • Minimum two years of Labor and Delivery RN experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • Post-Partum and newborn experience, preferably high risk.

  • RNC certification.

  • Regional Perinatal Maternal Newborn Nursing Course completion.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.


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 Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Maternity and Delivery
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
5
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hrs/day, Monday - Sunday

 

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