UC San Diego Health is ranked #1 in San Diego by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings, 2016-2017 and ranked in 8 specialties (Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Cancer, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Urology and Nephrology). 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 in quality patient care and innovations in nursing practice.
Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is San Diego’s 1st Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center providing heart and vascular programs in one central location. Global leader and international referral center in Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE). The Sulpizio Cardiovascular center is a heart and lung transplant center with the only lung transplant program in San Diego County. The Ventricular Assist Device program boast some of the best outcomes in the nation, and provides therapy with 5 different devices.
The CNII identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations. Some of these patients include heart and lung transplants, PTE patients, CABGs, valves,TAVR's, and Ventricular Assist Devices including Total Artificial Hearts. Stroke and Vascular Surgical patients will be on this floor as well. This unit utilizes advanced training and skills to take care of high acuity and complex patients. The CNII directs and acts as a resource to all other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies and procedures. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.
RN License issued by the State of California.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Must have a minimum of one (1) year recent adult ICU experience.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
ART or ACLS at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must be a team player and have good communication skills.
- CCRN, CSC, and CMC certifications.
- CT/Heart experience.
- Experience with balloon pumps, CRRT, and/or VAD.
- Experience with cardiothoracic patients.
Must be able to work 4 shifts per month.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business 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!
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