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#109308 (RN) Per Diem- ACHD Clinical Coordinator

Initial Review Date: Tue 6/22/2021

Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% 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 outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

The team seeks a highly dynamic nurse who, under the direction of the medical director, will coordinate care for rapidly growing adult congenital heart disease population. Key duties include referral screening, patient assessment and diagnosis planning; triaging patient calls; procedure coordination; case management; medication prior authorizations; insurance justifications; and patient education. The individual must be able to communicate with patients and their family members in a developmentally appropriate and compassionate manner. The nurse coordinator will work alongside the senior adult congenital nurse coordinator, nurse practitioner, and admin staff.

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

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.

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of active recent RN nursing experience.

  • One (1) year recent cardiology RN experience.

  • Proven knowledge of Congenital Heart Disease.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Previous experience working with Congenital Heart Disease patients.
  • Ambulatory care clinic experience
  • Pediatric Care
  • Case Management experience
  • EPIC knowledge

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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:
NURSE PD
Department:
Cardiology Administration
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.