(RN) Registered Nurse - Medicine IMU/PCU - 115784
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#115784 (RN) Registered Nurse - Medicine IMU/PCUExtended Deadline: Wed 5/25/2022
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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.
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 season 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, 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).
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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