Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT PD
Department:
CANCER CENTER/BMT
Hiring Pay Scale
$105.97 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 12 Hour Shifts, Sunday-Saturday including weekends and holidays

#128599 (NP) Per Diem Nurse Practitioner - Inpatient BMT

Filing Deadline: Fri 4/12/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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.

Under the direction of the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) attending physician and APP Supervisor, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary medical management for oncology/BMT patients. Leads by example demonstrating professional image and leadership core competencies. Acts as a liaison within the BMT Program to promote consistent medical management of the patients across the health care continuum by collaborating with the multidisciplinary care team.

Performs specialized procedures such as bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture and skin biopsy. Presents patient cases during daily rounds and at the weekly BMT Clinical meetings. Provides patient/family and staff education. Supports the development and revision of BMT divisional policies and procedures. Participates in and/or initiates research. Participates in community outreach and networking with community physicians and other health care professionals. May provide care to BMT patients in the outpatient center at the Moores Cancer Center. Develops and expands role responsibilities as patient and system needs change.

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 California NP Furnishing License Certification.

  • Current Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) Certification (AGACNP or ACNP).

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year recent work experience as Nurse Practitioner in Hem/Onc/BMT or adult critical care.

  • Thorough knowledge of BMT process and hematological blood cancers, including knowledge of pathology of patient population, expected outcomes, normal and abnormal lab results.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand the medical as well as psych-social needs of a patient population with cancer.

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate team members.

  • A high level of professionalism and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.

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

  • Comfort in a group teaching setting and willingness to do community outreach.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • AOCN (Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse)/AOCNP certification.

  • One to two (1 - 2) years of recent inpatient Hem/Onc/BMT experience as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Knowledge of administration of chemotherapy and other common blood & marrow transplant medications.

  • Experience in quality improvement.

  • Experience in working with Clinical Trials and ability to identify potential Clinical Trials patients.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $221,265 - $221,265 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $105.97 - $105.97

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).


If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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 Health maintains a marijuana and drug free environment. Employees may be subject to drug screening.

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