Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT PD
Department:
FAC PRAC ADMINISTRATION
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Lightwave Avenue
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, 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.

#117673 (NP) Nurse Practitioner Per Diem - COVID Ops

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

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.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both remotely and onsite in Kearny Mesa (Lightwave Ave).

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. 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will support the Ambulatory COVID Results Team. Includes but not limited to managing COVID results, Paxlovid consenting and care, scheduling and prescribing as needed and allowed by regulatory guidelines.

The NP will be responsible for calling employees and patients when they test positive for COVID, providing isolation and other care management guidance. The position will interface with UCSD's Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (COEM) to hand off the employees for return to work criteria. Interfaces with the COVID ID clinic for further specialty care. Assists with the results management of negative patients (with and without MyChart). Helps manage several specialty service line positive patients on the weekends. Triages symptomatic patients based on escalations to urgent care or emergency department as appropriate. May be required to support other areas of the organization based on business needs. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program (FNP).

  • 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.

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

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent NP experience in Primary Care, ED, Urgent Care, or Infectious Diseases. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Triage experience required, including demonstrated experience and critical thinking with high acuity patients.

  • Must be able to work within a team environment.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three (3+) or more years of recent work experience as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Infectious Disease or COVID team experience. Results management experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.
  • 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.

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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

Application Instructions

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