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

#108227 (RN) Digestive Disease RN Supervisor

Filing Deadline: Thu 9/23/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/23/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


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.

UC San Diego Health Physician Group leadership is looking for an RN Supervisory candidate to help provide day-to-day oversight to our new Digestive Disease Service line(s) (including Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Colon & Rectal Surgery, and GI). Our Idea candidate has several years of RN Supervisory experience over General Surgery/ Internal Medicine / & GI ambulatory clinics, experience developing new workflows & care teams, and has tangible experience driving operational efficiencies through the use of lean methodologies. This leader will report directly to physician group leadership and have clinical dyads with our Department of Surgery and Medicine Division Chiefs.

The Registered Nurse Supervisor is a front line management position responsible for the immediate functioning of the clinic. In addition to performing normal clinical duties, the Registered Nurse-Supervisor directs and supervises overall operation of the clinic and is responsible for supervising and delivering quality patient care on designated shift. The Registered Nurse-Supervisor is responsible for promoting high quality, cost effective delivery of care by assessing, monitoring, and educating the nursing staff. In addition the Registered Nurse-Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the unit effectively utilizes resources, provides excellent customer service, and complies with regulatory and internal UCSD requirements.

The Registered Nurse Supervisor plans, schedules and organizes work for the unit, ensuring proper distribution of assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities. Position supervises staff, screens candidates, and assists with the interviewing and hiring of new employees. The Registered Nurse-Supervisor ensures staff competence by conducting performance appraisals, counseling staff and taking disciplinary action as required in consultation with nursing management and Human Resources/Labor Relations. This position is also front line in clinic providing direct patient care, nurse visits, IV medication etc.


  • BSN required. Will consider candidates who are currently enrolled in a BSN or higher nursing degree program.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the state of California.

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

  • A minimum of five (5+) or more years of recent RN experience.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Outpatient Clinic experience.

  • Possess and maintain expert knowledge of disease processes, the continuum of care, and services/resources available to the patient and family.

  • A minimum one (1) year of resource nurse, charge nurse or supervisory experience.

  • Strong ability to communicate proficiently orally and in writing including a facility with public speaking.

  • Excellent interpersonal and planning skills to interact with physicians and staff at various skill and licensure level.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and with patients and their families. Compassionate caregiver with a holistic perspective of patient and family-centered care.


  • Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN).
  • Managing Surgical Specialties, Internal Medicine, Weight Management clinics
  • Experience with ordering Medication and Supplies.
  • Experience with Budget and financial reports.
  • Clinical Nurse Leader Certification.
  • Certification in a Clinical Specialty.
  • Phlebotomy and IV experience.
  • EPIC experience.


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

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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 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:

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