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Payroll Title:



Sulpizio CVC 4B PCU

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience


Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

Appointment Type:

Per Diem

Appointment Percent:



NX Contract

Total Openings:


Work Schedule:

Variable, 12 hrs/day

#57001 SCVC PCU Per Diem Nurses Pool

Filing Deadline: Wed 4/30/2014


Provides direct care to critical care patients using the nursing process in the clinic setting. Develops and provides treatment plans as requested. Promotes self care through education. Organizes and maintains clinic equipment and supplies. These units provide care to a vast array of medical cardiology patients including cardiothoracic surgeries that include lung/heart transplants, coronary artery bypass, valve replacement and pulmonary thromboendarterectomies. These units utilize advanced training and skills to take care of high acuity complex patients. 24 hour physician coverage on this unit.

May be required to work variable hours including overtime, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call.


  • Must have CA RN license, BCLS (BART) and ACLS (ART).

  • Must have recent acute care experience in critical care or Telemetry experience.

  • Must be a team player and have good communication skills.


  • Prefer candidates with PCCN, CSC, and CMC certifications.

  • Experience with Cardiopulmonary and cardiac care.

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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