110456 - (RN) Registered Nurse, ICU Recovery Support
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#110456 (RN) Registered Nurse, ICU Recovery SupportFiling Deadline: Wed 9/29/2021
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This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
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The ICU Recovery Support RN has the primary responsibility to support unit staffing to optimize ICU level of care patients being able to recover directly in the ICU. This RN will complete the ICU RN Phase I recovery competency based orientation (CBO), in addition to the standard ICU RN CBO. This RN will collaborate with the nursing supervisor and charge RN to support the receiving unit to provide 1:1 nurse to patient care for a post-operative patient in the ICU. RN support could be provided by caring for the patient directly during the recovery period (approximately 70 minutes post-operatively), or by providing staffing support to cover a unit RN assignment if specialty-specific knowledge and experience is required.
If there are no ICU recoveries, this ICU RN will provide additional support for Critical Care Transport, or provide additional staffing for ICU units in need as directed by the nursing supervisor.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the State of California.
Current ART certification, or BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have at least two (2) years of recent adult ICU experience in an inpatient, acute care hospital.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
- Relevant specialty certification such as CCRN.
- ICU experience at UCSD.
- Critical Care Transport RN experience.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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