Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 1
Department:
Thornton 2 East - PCU
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hr shifts, 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.

#111724 (RN) New Grad Registered Nurse - IMU

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/21/2021

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 09/17/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/21/2021. 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.

Thornton's 2 East is a 26-bed inpatient unit which specializes in ICU stepdown, cardiac, heart failure, and medicine specialties. The unit is unique and challenging, and nurses develop a wide variety of skills.

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.

This posting is for our October 2021 Nurse Residency Program. Start dates will vary throughout October.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • Must have California RN license by start date.

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have less than six (6) months of working RN experience.

  • Must have the ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • Externship/Internship/Preceptorship in Critical Care or IMU.

  • Previous patient care experience on Thornton 2 East.

  • Community service and/or volunteer work.

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

Application Instructions

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