Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
HC 5 East Burn Special Care
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Rotating, 12 hr shifts

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117772 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse - Burn Special Care

Filing 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

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. 

Since 1973, the UC San Diego Health System Burn Center has served our communities with state-of-the-art burn care and survivor support for families and friends, provided community education, emergency medical personnel training, and conducted research for the advancement of burn care. The Burn Center includes eight critical care beds to treat the most seriously burned patients, 10 intermediate beds, and a full-time burn outpatient clinic. There are approximately 400 inpatients, 3,000 burn clinic visits and 2,500 Wound Center patient visits per year.

The Burn Special Care RN provides direct care to acute burn patients, infants through to seniors, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other disciplines to develop multidisciplinary plan and care. Promotes independence and self-care through education. Skilled in pain management, wound care assessment and pediatric sedation recovery.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.

  • RN license issued by the State of California.

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

  • A minimum of one (1) year of recent acute care RN experience (within the last year).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Strong ability to communicate clearly.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.

  • ACLS and/or ART.

  • Recent Burn experience.

  • Pediatric experience.

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • This per diem position may work both day shift and night shift in accordance with the California Nurses Association (CNA) Collective Bargaining Agreement policies.

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts (including nights, days, weekends and holidays), on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

  • Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per 4-week schedule.  Must be available 1 weekend shift per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs. 

  • 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!

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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