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Moores Cancer Center
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Moores Cancer Center
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Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

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#117121 (RN) Nurse Manager, Blood and Marrow Transplant

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

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/13/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


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 Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Nurse Manager position leads and supervises the BMT outpatient team including RNs (Transplant Coordinators, Clinic RNs), LVNs and clinical operations staff. The Nurse Manager is responsible for supervising, organizing, planning, assessing and monitoring the care and services provided to patients and families undergoing treatment for hematologic malignances, including blood and marrow transplant and immune effector cell (IEC) therapies. This position works in conjunction with inpatient and outpatient physicians, advanced practice providers and other healthcare team members to ensure patients are receiving the best medical, nursing, and psychosocial care possible. Position works independently in monitoring the day-to-day operations with minimal supervision.The BMT Nurse Manager has oversight of staff development, including hiring, onboarding, professional development, coaching and performance management. A key responsibility of this position is to foster effective communication and teamwork and to promote a high functioning productive team in a supportive work environment. The nurse manager works closely with other cancer services leaders to ensure adherence to all BMT and IEC regulatory and quality standards. The nurse manager is also responsible for clinical workflows, including optimizing standardized workflows for all staff members.
This position works collaboratively with the physician and MCC leadership to ensure safe, effective, timely, and high quality care delivery and operational excellence. Position has frequent independent judgment in monitoring the day-to-day operation of the units with minimal administrative assistance/ supervision.

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


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN).

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

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

  • Seven or more years of relevant experience, including at least five years of recent RN experience.

  • Minimum of two years working in a charge, supervisory or management level position in a Blood and Marrow Transplant Program.

  • Experience working with FACT standards including the accreditation/ reaccreditation process and other regulatory requirements.

  • Strong clinic/center patient care management skills.

  • Practice management knowledge in scheduling, customer-service methods, regulatory compliance, accreditation requirements, and/or information technology.

  • Broad knowledge of patient population served and the requirements for the delivery of services.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) or health related field.

  • Two years or more working with FACT regulatory standards.

  • OCN/BMTCN Certification.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be willing to work overtime if required.
  • 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!

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