(NP) Burn Nurse Practitioner - 125097
#125097 (NP) Burn Nurse PractitionerFiling Deadline: Fri 9/29/2023
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The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will function as provider of patient care in the fields of Burn and Intensive Care. Provide full clinical support in management of inpatients and outpatients. Plan, implement and evaluate health care treatments for burn patients. Assist in Burn Clinics. May assume such other duties for other burn/wound care as assigned by Burn Director. Develop and provide patient education. Participates in research and/or quality assurance studies. Function as liaison to financial counselors, social workers, and research nurses. Position requires special skills and knowledge in the fields of burn/reconstructive, plastic surgery and wound care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the NPI or NPII level.
Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.
California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.
Current Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) Certification (AGACNP or ACNP).
BLS and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.
Recent related clinical experience required; RN or NP experience in burn or trauma highly preferred.
Theoretical background in: anatomy, physiology, general medicine, pulmonary, emergency and critical care medicine, management of common diseases, concepts of medicine and surgery, therapeutics including pharmacology, counseling techniques and interpersonal dynamics.
Skills necessary to assist with procedures such as debridement, autograft, and allograft according to defined burn protocols.
Knowledge necessary for instructing housestaff, medical students, physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel in all aspects of acute and chronic burn/wound care.
Ability to perform initial history, and physical examination, identify major medical problems, and formulate appropriate plans of action.
Ability to perform various medical procedures, for diagnostic studies and therapeutic modalities.
Ability to assess the daily status and progress of patients and report this effectively to the physician in-charge and other medical care personnel associated with the patient.
Ability to write orders regarding execution of inpatient, outpatient plans of treatment.
Ability to properly counsel patients and families, particularly in delicate or death and dying situations.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and other health care personnel.
Ability to maintain good working relationships and communications with physicians in-charge, laboratory personnel, and members of the health care team.
Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes, as well as policies, procedures and protocols for patient care management.
RN or NP experience in burn and/or trauma.
Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) certification.
Skill to operate appropriate medical equipment, i.e., Swan-Ganz catheters, central venous pressure monitors, electrocardiograph machines, cardiac defibrillator, transducer systems, digital read-out equipment, and medical computer systems.
Knowledge of clinical and ancillary services within the UCSD Medical Center.
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.
- Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.
- Current UCSD NPIII employees may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by Health Human Resources and the UCSD Advanced Practice Council.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $149,229 - $208,842 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $71.47 - $100.02
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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.
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