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#106781 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse - Emergency Room

Filing Deadline: Mon 2/1/2021

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 RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% 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 outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Health System sets the standard for quality care. We have a Level I Trauma designation, a Regional Burn Center, and a JACHO certified Stroke Center. Our Medical Center in Hillcrest location underwent a $1.5 million remodel for our 20-bed Emergency Department. The Medical Center has a Level 1 Trauma Center and the trauma unit is affiliated with the SICU. The ED sees around 37,000 patients a year.

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.

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.

  • Current California RN license.

  • BART/BLS and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • PALS certification.

  • Two (2) years of recent Emergency Room RN experience.

  • Experienced Emergency RNs only.

  • Proven nursing clinical skills to identify and implement nursing interventions and evaluate results for Emergency Room patients.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work within a busy team environment.

  • BSN preferred.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be willing to work in both Emergency Departments (Hillcrest and La Jolla) as needed.
  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per 4-week schedule. Must be available 1 weekend shift per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs.

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

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

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
Emergency Services
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
6
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hr shifts, Sunday-Saturday

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.