(RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse - Medicine IMU/PCU - 118174
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#118174 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse - Medicine IMU/PCUExtended Deadline: Wed 12/14/2022
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10 East is a 26-bed acute care progressive care unit with an average 1:3 nurse-to-patient ratio. The patient population consists of high acuity adult medical, cardiac, and neuro/stroke patients. Interventions include, but are not limited to, continuous cardiac monitoring, continuous IV infusions (e.g. insulin, heparin, amiodarone, bumetanide, diltiazem, dopamine, furosemide, milrinone, nicardipine, octreotide), non-invasive mechanical ventilation (BIPAP/CPAP), invasive pressure monitoring, and management of alcohol withdrawal.
10 East Medicine has a broad mix of nursing staff. We have new graduate nurses just starting their journey into the nursing profession as well as seasoned nurses with over 20 years of experience. Our nurses’ educational backgrounds vary from ADN to BSN to MSN. Nurses on 10 East Medicine also participate in shared governance at both the unit and organizational levels, contributing to the overall goals of UC San Diego Health’s Nursing Strategic Plan, the development of professional nursing practice, and improved quality outcomes.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART (UC San Diego Health Advanced Resuscitation Training) within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have at least one (1) year of recent acute care RN experience at the Telemetry level of care or higher.
- Two (2+) or more years of acute care RN experience at the IMU/PCU level of care.
- Recent experience with navigating and charting within electronic medical records.
- PCCN Certification.
- NIHSS Stroke Certification.
- Bilingual English/Spanish.
- 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.
Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week. Must be available 1 weekend shift every 4 weeks and 1 major holiday. This is subject to change based on department needs.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
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.
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