Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT PD
Department:
Cancer Center / Breast Health
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion
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.

#118299 (NP) Per Diem Nurse Practitioner - Med/Onc

Initial Review Date: Wed 9/14/2022

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.

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 direction of the Breast Medical Oncologist, the Nurse Practitioner provides primary medical management for breast medical oncology patients. Leads by example demonstrating professional image and leadership core competencies. Acts as a liaison within the team to promote consistent medical management of the patients across the health care continuum by collaborating with the multidisciplinary care team. Presents patient cases during team meetings. Provides patient/family and staff education. Supports the development and revision of 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 benign or malignant hematology/oncology patients in the outpatient oncology and infusion center. Develops and expands the role responsibilities as patient and system needs change. Other duties assigned as needed.

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.

  • Current ART certification, or BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year recent work experience as an RN or NP in Oncology. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Demonstrated experience taking detailed medical history, performing physical examinations, and interpreting findings.

  • Demonstrated understanding of normal and abnormal laboratory values, diagnostic tests, electrocardio tracings and radiologic studies; and identification of deviations.

  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to pay conscientious attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and organizing training for patients and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Women's health experience.

  • Clinical knowledge of the care and treatment of breast cancer patients and benign breast disease.

  • Six (6) months or more of experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner.

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.

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.

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 System 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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