Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PD
Department:
Encinitas Infusion
Hiring Pay Scale
$81.65 / Hour
Worksite:
Encinitas
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

#128848 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse, Encinitas Infusion

Extended Review Date: Thu 5/9/2024

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.

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.

Position will support oncology clinics in North Country

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.

Clinic Nurse for a Hematology/Oncology provider. Clinics in North County, Encinitas, and Vista. Job duties include triaging symptom management, patient education, coordinating care for scans, surgery and appointment both within the UC system and working with community services. Assisting patients and their families in coordinating patient treatment and care. Work with supporting care teams and infusion staff in providing patient education, counseling, and triaging calls. Ability to work well both independently and as part of the clinical team.

Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.

This position will provide expert infusion care to oncology and non-oncology patients, in collaboration with the health care team. This RN will demonstrate competence in assessment, monitoring, intervention, and evaluation of patients undergoing infusion therapy, including management of toxicities associated with such therapies. This position may float to any UCSD infusion site.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • 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.

  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification with recent experience (within the last 6 months).

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent oncology infusion center or acute care oncology experience.

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service skills with the ability to triage symptoms and educate patients.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Outpatient oncology experience.
  • Three (3+) years or more RN experience.
  • Two (2+) years or more of Hematology/Oncology experience.
  • OCN.
  • Experience with Epic.
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.
  • Triage experience

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8-hour day shift.
  • Must be able to work between all oncology ambulatory sites.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $170,485 - $170,485 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $81.65 - $81.65

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!

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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.

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