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#88998 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - ICU

Filing Deadline: Mon 9/25/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by July 19, 2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

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.

Provides direct care to critical care patients using the nursing process in the clinic setting. Develops and provides treatment plans as requested. Promotes self-care through education. Organizes and maintains clinic equipment and supplies. The 13-bed Medical Coronary Contained Unit specializes in Pre-Cardiac Transplants, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute MI, CRRT, neurological patients and complex ventilation using the latest equipment and technologies. The Charge and Code RNs are readily available to assist with complex patients. Our physician partners are true professors who are willing to invest the time and energy to provide education specific to treatment and research. The unit is actively involved in promoting community health.

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.

  • Must have an active California RN license.

  • BART or BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • ART or ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent acute care RN experience in adult ICU.

  • Must be a team player and have good communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • CCRN, CSC, and/or CMC certification(s).

  • Experience with cardiopulmonary, neuro and/or cardiac care.

  • Two (2) or more years of critical care RN experience.

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.

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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UCSD Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
10 ICU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
7
Work Schedule:
Variable, 12 hour shifts, variable