Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Hemophilia Treatment Center
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Ambulatory Clinics
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#118082 (RN) Registered Nurse- Hemophilia Treatment Center

Filing Deadline: Thu 8/11/2022

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/08/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/18/22. 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.

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.

The Registered Nurse will perform a wide variety of autonomous nursing care activities in support of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center (HTTC) for patients with bleeding disorders needing chronic lifelong care. Clinical Nurse II duties include, case nurse management in an ambulatory setting. This will include prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patient examinations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests and developing and executing patient/family education. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands and work in various independent and/or multidisciplinary team environments. Capacity to respond and coordinate to urgent medical emergencies. Nurse is expected to practice 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.

RN duties also include performing in-home factor infusions for bleeding disorder patients. Work schedule and travel distance will vary as needed to support the HTTC Home Infusion Nursing Team. Home infusion bleeding disorder patient population covers geographical areas to include; Imperial, San Diego and Riverside counties. Home office for this position will be the Hemophilia & Thrombosis Treatment Center located in La Jolla, California.

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.

  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of active RN experience in Case Management, Home Health, Ambulatory Care, and/or inpatient acute care.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work within an interdisciplinary team environment.

  • Expert knowledge and experience with standard patient care equipment such as EKG, oximeter, blood pressure monitor, IV pumps, phlebotomy, saline locks, PICC and Porta-Cath, assisting with joint injections, etc.

  • Ability to draw blood, start IV lines, collect specimens and administer IV medications.

  • Positive communication and telephone skills.

  • Computer literacy including knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and various computer programs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN
  • Recent hematology experience
  • Recent Infusion Center experience
  • Telephonic triage experience
  • Ambulatory care experience
  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Knowledge of hemophilia diagnosis and treatment, with the ability to recognize and manage bleeding emergencies
  • EMR/Epic experience

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be willing to travel occasionally locally and nationally
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • 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/CNIV 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.

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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