Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT 2
Department:
MEDICINE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 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.

#117395 (NP) Nurse Practitioner - Owen Clinic

Extended Deadline: Wed 8/10/2022

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/13/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/25/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health CNA (NX) represented 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 CNA (NX) represented 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. 

Recognized as one of the nation's outstanding HIV primary care clinics, UC San Diego Health's Owen Clinic embraces a whole-person view of HIV care, offering a range of programs to address the spectrum of ways in which a person’s life may be impacted by a chronic health condition such as HIV.

Under general supervision, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The NP is expected to practice 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.

The major emphasis at this level is ongoing direct patient care delivery. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems. Assignments at this level may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs participation in program planning and development of patient education information.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.

  • California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • National NP board certification in aligned specialty with the practice area.

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

  • Must have at least six (6) months working NP experience in an ambulatory outpatient clinic setting. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Excellent assessment skills and ability to make clinically sound decisions in a fast paced environment.

  • Proven ability to identify when a patient’s needs are outside the scope of your practice and expertise and arranges for additional services to meet needs.

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate team members. Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.

  • Skill in assessing learning needs of patients and staff. Comfort in a group teaching setting and willingness to do community outreach.

  • Ability to interact positively and effectively with professional and nonprofessional staff, patients, study participants, families, and community support groups. Ability to teach and provide in-services for patients, families and staff.

  • Proven ability to interact effectively with diverse population. High level of professionalism and excellent communication skills. Ability to function as part of a team. Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent organizational skills in order to rapidly prioritize activities in a high-volume, dynamic, multiple demand clinic and hospital setting.

  • Ability to follow policies, procedures and standards of nursing practice. Knowledge and ability to access appropriate resources and contacts using appropriate channels.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two or more years of full time NP experience.

  • HIV and/or Infectious Disease experience.

  • Experience delivering high quality and culturally competent HIV medical care.

  • Experience delivering high quality and culturally competent care to underserved and/or marginalized patient populations.

  • Experience prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.

  • Interest/experience working with the LGBTQ community.

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 obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.
  • Selected candidate may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by the Advanced Practice Council.

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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

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