Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE AID SR PD
Department:
2 East IMU/PCU
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX 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.

#116903 (CNA) Sr. Nurse Aide - Per Diem - IMU/PCU

Filing Deadline: Thu 8/18/2022

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, supports the continuum of care by providing basic patient care and assistance with activities of daily living. Performs uncomplicated technical procedures. Participates in performance improvement activities, such as chart audits. Utilizes a variety of technical equipment and supplies.

Provides basic patient care support: patient transport, specimen and blood and blood products transport, and inventory management. Cross trains to the role of Hospital Unit Secretary. This position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment.

Participates in collaborative team environment, including: training and evaluation of peers; scheduling of work; and assisting the administrative functions of the unit. Explore and experience the passionate care of a diverse patient unit ranging from Intermediate Care down to Tele/Medsurg overflow.

Thornton's 2 East is a 26-bed inpatient unit which specializes in ICU stepdown, cardiac, heart failure, and medicine specialties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

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

  • Demonstrated ability to observe deviations from normal.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.

  • Previous acute care experience.

  • IMU or PCU experience.

  • Medical Terminology Certificate.

  • PCIS, UCSD Paging & Scheduling Systems.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.
  • Must be able to work variable hours, shifts, locations (Hillcrest & La Jolla) based on business needs.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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