University of California - San Diego #89029 Clinical Nurse II/III - New to ICU in San Diego, California

#89029 Clinical Nurse II/III - New to ICU

Filing Deadline: Mon 7/31/2017

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/20/17 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 Jacob’s 3GH ICU specializes in general surgery and oncology. In addition, we care for a variety of patients that include BMT, cancer related surgeries, pulmonary, and sepsis patients.

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. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.

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.

  • Must have an active California RN license.

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

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

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent acute care RN experience in PCU or IMU.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN

  • CCRN

  • Two (2) or more years of Progressive Care or Intermediate Care RN experience.

  • Experience with liver and kidney transplant patients.

  • Experience with medical or surgical oncology patients.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

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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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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

Payroll Title:

CLIN NURSE 2

Department:

JACOBS MEDICAL CENTER 3H-ICU

Hiring Salary Range

$48.93

Worksite:

La Jolla Medical Center

Appointment Type:

Career

Appointment Percent:

90%

Union:

NX Contract

Total Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

Variable, 12 hrs/day, Sun-Sat