Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Patient Ambassadors
Hiring Pay Scale
$59.34 - $83.17 / Hour
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#130131 (RN) Critical Care Transport Registered Nurse

Extended Deadline: Tue 6/25/2024

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.

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/30/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/10/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health 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 RN/NP applicant pool.

This posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

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 Critical Care Transport (CCT) RN is an expert clinician in the nursing care off the adult ICU, IMU, and telemetry patient during the transport process. The CCT RN assesses, monitors, and intervenes when deemed necessary during transport. The CCT RN assumes clinical decision-making responsibilities, based on an in-depth assessment of the patient’s needs.

The CCT RN provides leadership by collaborating with colleagues and other healthcare professionals to provide best patient outcomes. As an expert nurse, the CCT RN uses evidence-based knowledge and best practice to critically think and identify if patient is able to safely tolerate transport.

Key Responsibilities: Transports adult patients who are 1:2 ratio in the ICU, and non-ICU monitored patients, to imaging locations/procedural areas. Involves transporters, staff, and other healthcare team members in the development of a plan to execute transports in a safe and timely manner.

Utilizes knowledge, skills, and critical thinking to efficiently focus on the most significant patient clinical needs relevant to transport. Maintain all competencies and required training to deliver best patient outcomes. Promotes a climate of effective teamwork, communication and collaboration. Consults with nurse leaders and educators on developing strategies for performance improvement. Communicates regularly with staff on pertinent operational issues regarding transport. Promotes a positive patient experience.

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

This position will be for the 6pm-2:30am shift.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the State of California.

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

  • A minimum two (2) years of recent inpatient acute care adult ICU RN experience.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage multiple levels of information and responsibilities, and to quickly assess moderately-complex problems to develop potential solutions.

  • Must have the ability to function in a high-paced environment and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN/MSN
  • Current critical care inter-facility transfer experience.
  • CEN, CCRN, TNCC, and/or BTLS/PHTLS Certifications.
  • Current Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic/Surgical/Trauma RN experience in a large acute care hospital.

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.
  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $123,902 - $173,659 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $59.34 - $83.17

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 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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20
For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination

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

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

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