Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$130,000 - $170,000 / Year
Rancho Bernardo
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

#127595 (RN) Nurse Supervisor - Rancho Bernardo

Extended Review Date: Thu 2/29/2024

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.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 2/5/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UCSD current employees who apply by 1/29/2024 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.


UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all US 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.

UC San Diego Health's Moores Cancer Center is San Diego's only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our unique blend of cancer research and patient care is transforming cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. Established in 1978, Moores Cancer Center is ranked among the top 50 oncology programs in the nation. This designation is reserved for centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education, and community contributions. The Comprehensive Breast Health Center, located in the Koman Outpatient Pavilion, is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and provides comprehensive, personalized treatments from expert multi-disciplinary teams.

The Nurse Supervisor provides team, patient, and family support and care and maintains professional standards of care, following the ANA Code of Ethics. Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Nurse Supervisor is responsible for immediate supervision of a wide variety of clinic and infusion functions, planning and performing direct and indirect nursing interventions, and is responsible for supervising, organizing, planning, assessing, and monitoring the clinical care provided by UC San Diego Health.

This position provides leadership oversight, under the direction of the nurse manager, to the Rancho Bernardo (Via Tazon) Infusion Center and Cancer Clinic. This position, in collaboration with leaders and staff, will ensure staff staffing, resource allocation, patient and team safety, and regulatory readiness. This position requires competence and confidence in care coordination and infusion therapy for cancer and non-cancer patients, in addition to strong leadership and communication skills to engage the team in performance improvement. The Nurse Supervisor works with physicians, nursing leadership, nurses, and other healthcare providers to ensure that patients receive the best medical, nursing, and psychosocial care possible. The Nurse Supervisor assists in administrative efficiencies through clinical areas and 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). Will consider candidates who are currently enrolled in a BSN or higher nursing degree program.

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

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Current ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy provider card or must obtain within six (6) months of hire.

  • Minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience with oncology and/or vulnerable patient populations.

  • Strong ability to communicate proficiently orally and in writing, including competence and confidence in leading team meetings.

  • Excellent interpersonal and planning skills to interact with physicians and staff at various skill and licensure levels.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and with patients and their families. Compassionate caregiver with a holistic perspective of patient and family-centered care.


  • A Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) or related area.

  • One (1+) or more years working in a charge, supervisory, or management-level position in an Ambulatory Oncology environment.

  • Recent Oncology, BMT, and/or clinical trials experience.

  • OCN


  • This is a 363/365 days a year operation. 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

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $112,100 - $216,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $53.69 - $103.69

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 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:

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