(RN) Registered Nurse - La Jolla PACU - 119357
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#119357 (RN) Registered Nurse - La Jolla PACUInitial Review Date: Tue 10/25/2022
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The Registered Nurse provides skilled nursing care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. Primarily working out Jacobs Medical Center, the Clinical Nurse II will need to float to both La Jolla and Hillcrest. La Jolla and Hillcrest perform surgical services in Neurology, Orthopedics, Urology, Plastics, general, Oncology, Head and Neck, Vascular and Open Heart, Gynecology, additional services at Hillcrest include trauma and burn surgeries. Additionally, the Clinical Nurse II may need to float to Shiley Eye Center, Koman Outpatient Pavilion pre-op/PACU and La Jolla Procedural Treatment Unit.
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.
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 certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
- PALS (must be obtained during 1st year of employment for new employees).
- Must have at least one year of recent acute care PACU experience with various service lines, ICU, PICU, NICU or ER nursing experience.
- Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- CPAN and/or CAPA
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- 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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