112189 - (RN) Clinical Quality Nurse - Jacobs Med/Onc PCU
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#112189 (RN) Clinical Quality Nurse - Jacobs Med/Onc PCUInitial Review Date: Fri 10/8/2021
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Please note, the shift hours and work days for this position have been updated as of 10/06/2021.
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 Clinical Quality RN operates within the interdisciplinary team to monitor quality and promote safe patient care. Serves as a role model, resource, mentor and reinforces evidence based practice to achieve stellar nursing sensitive indicators. Identifies process improvement opportunities in the microsystem and works collaboratively to address gaps.
Jacobs Medical Center 5FG is a 24 bed Medical Oncology/Palliative Care Progressive Care Unit. Several disciplines collaborate to provide prescribed oncology care including chemotherapy and biotherapy. The unit is also designated as the overflow for Blood and Marrow Transplant patients. The nursing team is dedicated to care for patients who need aggressive symptom management. They work closely with a multi-disciplinary palliative care team, implementing a holistic approach to physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of RN experience in acute care PCU, IMU, or Telemetry.
Experience with oncology, palliative care or PCU patients.
Prior Clinical Nurse Leadership experience.
Charge or Resource Nurse experience.
Prior Quality experience.
PCCN, OCN, Med/Surg, CCRN Certifications.
- 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.
- 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).
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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