Job Description

Payroll Title:
AMBUL CARE PAT MGR 1
Department:
THORNTON RESP THERAPY/PULM
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

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

#110434 Program Manager, Cystic Fibrosis

Initial Review Date: Wed 8/4/2021

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/19/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/28/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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.

The Cystic Fibrosis Program Manager supports the adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Program at UC San Diego Health. The Manager oversees the multidisciplinary CF team including nurses, social workers, dietitian, respiratory therapist, and administrative staff. Responsibilities include accountability and stewardship of human, financial, and often physical resources in compliance with departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Ensures subordinate supervisors and professionals adhere to defined internal controls. Manages systems and procedures to protect departmental assets. Program Manager will oversee clinical operations at multiple locations in La Jolla and Hillcrest and will collaborate with others within and outside UCSDH including the local and national Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rady Children's Pediatric CF Program, CF Research Program, lung transplant program, home infusion agencies and inpatient areas. Program Manager will also provide oversight for CF Foundation patient registry.

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

  • Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing (BSN).

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

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

  • Seven (7) years of relevant experience.

  • Strong clinic / center patient care management skills.

  • Practice management knowledge in scheduling, customer-service methods, regulatory compliance,accreditation requirements, and / or information technology.

  • Broad knowledge of patient population served and the requirements for the delivery of services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN).
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team caring for people with chronic illness such as cystic fibrosis

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours & 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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Application Instructions

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