Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
Moores Cancer Center Infusion
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
8
Work Schedule:
Days, 10 hrs/day, Sunday-Saturday

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

#110013 (RN) Per Diem Nurse - Cancer Center Infusion

Filing Deadline: Wed 9/29/2021

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: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

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.

This position requires giving chemotherapy, biotherapy, clinical trials infusion and other infusion related services as well as blood work, dressing change, injections in a fast paced outpatient infusion center setting. This position also requires caring for post Bone Marrow Transplant patients. This position will be trained to give clinical trials infusion. This position requires the ability to respond and handle urgent medical emergencies.

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

  • Current California RN license.

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

  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification with recent experience (in the last 6 months).

  • Oncology background with recent infusion center experience or recent acute care Oncology experience.

  • More than six (6) months of active RN experience required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Recent infusion center experience.
  • BMT experience.
  • Clinical Trials Infusion experience.
  • OCN certification.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 8-10 hours staggered shifts but mostly working the late shift.
  • Must be able to work at least 3 weekend days a month.
  • Must obtain OCN within 18 months of hire.
  • Must be able to float to Hillcrest Infusion if needed.

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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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