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#61006 Psychiatric Nurses Per Diem Pool

Extended Deadline: Sat 6/28/2014

Qualified candidates will be placed into a talent pool for future consideration. If a short term or part time job opportunity opens that you are qualified for, you may be contacted.


The Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego Health System is offering an exciting opportunity to all RN’s interested in becoming a valued member of our team. UC San Diego provides outstanding behavioral health care in a nationally recognized, academic medical center. These Per Diem positions will provide the successful candidates the ability to work in all three of our inpatient settings; Child & Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric. If you are energetic, passionate and committed to providing excellent nursing care to a diverse population of behavioral health patients, please apply now!


  • CA RN license and BLS certification.


  • Must be willing to work in locked behavioral health setting with potentially assaultive patients.
  • Must be willing to float to multiple psychiatric units.

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Health System is the only university-based medical facility in San Diego, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. We have two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest is also a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s 2010-2011 annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report ranks UC San Diego Health System among the best in the nation in five specialty areas: Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, and Pulmonary. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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