University of California - San Diego #87471 (NP) Nurse Practitioner - Ob/Gyn in San Diego, California

#87471 (NP) Nurse Practitioner - Ob/Gyn

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/4/2017

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/25/17 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.

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 Ob/Gyn Nurse Practitioner will work with full time faculty members in the Department of Reproductive Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology) seeing patients at multiple faculty clinic locations. Duties include history and physical examinations of new obstetrical patients, new gynecology patients, routine prenatal examinations, postpartum examinations, return gynecologic patients with common problems such as vaginitis, abnormal pap smear, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, dysmenorrhea and family planning. These activities will include the education of patients on Women’s health maintenance issues. There may be some participation in clinical research studies. Skills at performing limited first trimester abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound examinations are desired.

The selected candidate should be comfortable working with a team of physicians, but still have the ability to work independently. This person should be a positive role model to all team members with respect to professionalism, teamwork, and patient-centered care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess a current California RN License.

  • Certified Nurse Midwife or Women's Health NP License, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • Must be certified in adult & infant CPR.

  • Must have one (1) year of recent experience as an NP or CNM in Women's Health.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide obstetric services including prenatal examinations, postpartum, gynecology, and family planning.

  • Demonstrated skill at working in a clinical and research setting.

  • Proven ability to interact appropriately with a diverse population.

  • Skilled at working independently and being self-motivated.

  • Skilled at working as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Nursing.

  • Two (2) or more years of recent experience as an NP or CNM in Women's Health.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Background check and pre-employment physical required.

  • Will be required to travel and provide care at multiple Women’s Health clinical sites as scheduled by the Department.

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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. U.S. News and World Report’s annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report has repeatedly ranked UC San Diego Health as the #1 health system in San Diego. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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Payroll Title:

NURSE PRACTITIONER 2

Department:

DEP. OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience

Worksite:

Various

Appointment Type:

Career

Appointment Percent:

90%

Union:

NX Contract

Total Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

Days, Variable, Monday-Friday