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#89131 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - Emergency Department

Filing Deadline: Tue 11/28/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/27/2017 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.

Please note that this position is split between La Jolla Emergency Department and Hillcrest Emergency Department. The schedule will be 60% at Hillcrest and 30% at La Jolla.

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.

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 about 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 or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.

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

  • PALS Certification.

  • Two (2) years of recent Emergency Room RN experience (within the past two years).

  • Demonstrated 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.

  • Experienced Emergency RNs only.

  • BSN preferred.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be willing to work in both Emergency Departments (Hillcrest and Thornton).

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

  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive 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 Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Emergency Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, 12 hrs/day, Variable