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#110383 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN

Filing Deadline: Fri 9/24/2021

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This job posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/6/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/18/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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.


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 OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner will work with full-time faculty members in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences seeing patients at multiple faculty clinic locations. Duties include history and physical examinations of new obstetrical patients, new gynecology patients, pre-operative 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.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.


  • Must possess current California Registered Nurse (RN) license, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification; and possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

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

  • Must have two (2) years of recent experience as an NP in Women's Health. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • 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 with a diverse population. Skilled at working independently and being self-motivated. Skilled at working as part of a team.

  • Skill in patient interviewing, obtaining a concise medical history and acquiring pertinent data. Proficiency in documentation of patient conditions and outcomes.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in performing a comprehensive OB/GYN assessment and general medical examination, identifying medical problems and formulate appropriate plan of action. Must be able to see patients independently.

  • Experience interacting positively, constructively, and effectively with staff, physicians, patients and the general public.

  • Experience in performing effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload and frequent interruptions.

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of EMRs for retrieval of patient data (computer skills required; Epic preferred).

  • Demonstrated experience providing patient education and counseling and developing and implementing long- and short-range treatment plans.

  • Demonstrated experience in research techniques, such as following a protocol, and in collecting all data precisely.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of the name, abbreviation, and purpose of various diagnostic tests/procedures, including proper scheduling and completion of necessary requisitions and consents.

  • Knowledge of study formats, with ability to edit charts and resolve inconsistencies.

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


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

  • 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.

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.

  • Current University of California NPIII employees may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by Health Human Resources and the UCSD Advanced Practice Council.

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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