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#103324 (NP) Float Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine

Extended Review Date: Wed 3/25/2020

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/31/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/9/2020. 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 be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal NP applicant pool.


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 UCSD Internal Medicine Group is the medical home for its adult patients. We provide comprehensive management of chronic diseases, acute problems and health maintenance by utilizing state-of-the-art technology in a patient centered approach led by your personal physician, and the entire Internal Medicine Group team.

In addition to providing most of the primary care services that patients need, the Internal Medicine Group coordinates care within the larger UCSD healthcare team in an effort to assure seamless and coordinated care of the most complicated medical problems.

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will serve as a float provider at UC San Diego Health's Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Clinics to support the clinical activities of the Physician Group Primary Care team.

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


  • 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 Nurse Practitioner (NP) Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

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

  • Minimum three years recent NP experience in Primary Care, Internal Medicine, and/or Family Medicine.

  • Clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Knowledge of case management systems for the purpose of follow-up on abnormal findings or events.

  • Demonstrated skill in communicating effectively with clinical staff.

  • Strong skill in organizing/prioritizing and follow-through to meet all research related deadlines and all clinically dictated tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new procedures and perform them at a high level of competence.


  • Graduate from a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program.

  • Knowledge of clinical and ancillary services within UC San Diego Health.

  • Fluency in Spanish as a first or second language to English.

  • Experience working with multi-ethnic, multicultural aging populations.

  • Knowledge of and experience with medical management of postmenopausal women who are using hormone replacement therapy (HRT).


  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Selected candidate may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by the Advanced Practice 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 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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