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#89641 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem - CTRI

Extended Deadline: Wed 10/4/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/29/17 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.


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 Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area that encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. The ACTRI is under the direction of Gary s. Firestein, M.D., Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Translational Research at UCSD. The ACTRI is one of 61 organizations in the United States that have partial funding through the National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA) mechanism.

The Center for Clinical Research (CCR), a division within the ACTRI, is under the direction of Mark S. Wallace, M.D. Clinical Professor UC San Diego. The CCR, with an annual budget of over $1.25 million, provides support for clinical trials including staffing, space and equipment.


  • Graduate from an accredited college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program.

  • California RN license, California NP license, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated experience working independently as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Minimum one (1) year recent NP work experience.

  • Demonstrated experience taking detailed medical history, performing physical examinations, and interpreting findings.

  • Demonstrated understanding of normal and abnormal laboratory values, diagnostic tests, electro cardio tracings and radiologic studies; and identification of deviations.

  • Experience developing and organizing training for patients and staff.

  • Proven ability to maintain detailed medical information in an organized and easily retrievable manner using online medical systems such as EPIC.


  • Clinical research experience highly preferred.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD medical staff privileges.

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

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
Per NX Contract
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
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NX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, Variable shifts