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#89616 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - Burn ICU

Initial Review Date: Thu 9/7/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/29/2017 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.

The UC San Diego Health System Regional Burn Center, an American Burn Association verified Burn Center, at Hillcrest provides comprehensive burn services for San Diego and Imperial Counties, and is internationally recognized for burn research and advanced practice. The Burn Center includes eight critical care beds to treat the most seriously burned patients, 10 intermediate beds, and a full-time burn outpatient clinic. There are approximately 400 inpatients, 3,000 burn clinic visits and 2,500 Wound Center patient visits per year. Working in a Burn Center offers staff the opportunity to develop long term relationships with patient and their families.

The Burn ICU seeks an experienced critical care or critical care step-down nurse with education and training to care for infants through seniors. Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously 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. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

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

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

  • Minimum two (2) years of recent acute care IMU or PCU RN experience (within the past year), with education and training to care for infants through seniors.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • Recent Burn experience and ABLS (Advanced Burn Life Support) Certification.

  • Pediatric experience and PALS Certification.

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

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts (including nights, days, weekends and holidays), 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 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:
5E ICU Burn Unit
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Nights, Variable, Variable