Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
KOP Breast Health Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 10 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.

#111402 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse, Breast Health

Initial Review Date: Fri 9/24/2021

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/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.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.

Utilizing the nursing process in the planning and delivery of care, the Registered Nurse complies with all regulations and standard of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and maintains a safe level of knowledge and skills with technical procedures.

The Breast Clinic Nurse will be responsible for: completing regular biopsychosocial assessments and care plans with patients; communicating and collaborating with multidisciplinary disease teams to ensure coordination of care for patients; providing education to patients/families regarding treatment plans, medications, advance directives, appointments and so forth; developing collaborative relationships with multidisciplinary team members and referring patients/families to other members of the care team as appropriate; documentation in accordance with program standards; participating in evaluation of program outcomes.

This position will assist with chemotherapy patient teaching and coordination of services related to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment planning according to UCSD policies and procedures.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • 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.

  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of oncology or surgical oncology experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN/MSN.
  • OCN or CBCN certification
  • ACLS and/or ART.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • May travel between the locations of Hillcrest, Moores Cancer Center, and Koman Outpatient Pavilion.
  • 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: 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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