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#89118 (NP) Nurse Practitioner - ED/Urgent Care

Extended Deadline: Tue 9/26/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/2/2017 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.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the NPI or NPII level.

DESCRIPTION

This position will provide patient care coverage 7 days a week, including various holidays, for both the Emergency Room and various Urgent Care/Express Care sites. The Nurse Practitioner's role is to manage the care of ED observation patients, Acute Care at Home, Geriatric ED patients as well as see patients in the Urgent Care/Express Care. The NP provides continuity of patient care across shifts as they are the primary care giver for observation and urgent care patients. The NP will follow standardized advanced practice procedure guidelines to provide follow through with the care plan. Assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge.

The NP is expected to practice 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. Under general supervision, incumbents perform operational level duties as described in the Series Concept. The major emphasis at this level is ongoing direct patient care delivery. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems. Assignments at this level may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs participation in program planning and development of patient education information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Must possess active California RN license and California NP license.

  • Must possess current NP Specialty Certification recognized by one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.

  • Current PALS certification, or required to obtain within 6 months of hire.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work within a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Recent nursing experience in ER, ICU, and/or Urgent Care.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD medical staff privileges.

  • Employment is subject to pre-employment physical, background check, drug testing.


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:
NURSE PRACTITIONER 2
Department:
Urgent Care Center
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
6
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8-12 hour shifts, Variable