Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$81.65 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 10 hr shifts, Sunday-Saturday

#129132 (RN) Per Diem RN-Medicine Specialties

Initial Review Date: Wed 4/10/2024

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.


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.

Be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing exceptional for our Medicine Specialty Ambulatory Clinics. Work in a collaborative environment where your skills and contributions are valued. Conduct phone triage, assist with inbox management to streamline communication, manage individual patient case management, utilize nursing-sensitive indicators to monitor the quality and effectiveness of care. Provide point-of-care testing, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, injections, and clinical education to both patients and staff. Familiarity working in multi-disciplinary environments to include specialty areas of Allergy, Immunology, Angioedema, Endocrinology, Thyroid, Osteoporosis and Diabetes.

Adhere to high customer service standards in all interactions with patients, families, and staff. Participate in continuing education activities and self-directed learning to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field. The successful candidate will have experience working in fast pace ambulatory procedural setting. 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. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands, attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment, maintains positive relationships with patients, family members, other visitors, and fellow employees. Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on business needs. Other related duties as assigned.


  • 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.
  • Must have a minimum of one (2) years of recent ambulatory RN experience.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage multiple levels of information and responsibilities, and to quickly assess moderately-complex problems to develop potential solutions.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment.
  • Commitment to maintaining high standards of customer service.


  • RN Case Management experience.
  • Familiarity working in multi-disciplinary environments to include specialty areas of Allergy, Immunology, Angioedema, Endocrinology, Thyroid, Osteoporosis and Diabetes.
  • Experience educating patients.
  • Demonstrate experience with insulin pumps, insulin vials/syringes/pens, glucose meters, continuous glucose monitors.
  • Demonstrate experience in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator.
  • 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.
  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII or CNIV level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.

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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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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