Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
HEART TRANSPLANT
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Executive Drive
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.

#120035 (RN) Per Diem Float Nurse- Transplant

Initial Review Date: Tue 11/22/2022

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.

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/17/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/29/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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.

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

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 supervision of the attending faculty physician and clinical nurse lead or NP, the RN responsible for providing clinical assistance and support in treating and managing the pre and post-transplant care of transplant patients Acts as key member of the multidisciplinary transplant teams. Solves complex clinical problems and communicates directly with the attending physician. Consultant and liaison for patients and their families with attending physicians, house staff, social workers, financial and administrative staff, and community physicians. Provides teaching to patients, staff, and community organizations. Collaborate with attending physicians on admissions, discharges and outpatient care. Works closely with administrative team to fulfill QA and regulatory requirements. Position may cross train to cover nursing positions in pre and post-transplant as well as the transplant multispecialty clinic.

Position may cross train to cover nursing positions in pre and post-transplant as well as the transplant multispecialty clinic.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • RN license issued by the State of California.

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

  • Must have a minimum of two years of recent acute care RN or Transplant Coordinator experience.

  • Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem solving and prioritizing skills.

  • Excellent skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.

  • Excellent ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

  • Excellent ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically through complex patient care situations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN or BSN in progress.
  • Previous transplant or organ procurement experience.
  • Critical Care, Step-down or Emergency Department experience.
  • Experience caring for transplant patients.
  • Cardiac, Pulmonology, Renal or Hepatology nursing experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work specific days of the week based on clinic’s business needs.

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!

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: 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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