(RN) Registered Nurse - Surgical ICU - 117713
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#117713 (RN) Registered Nurse - Surgical ICUFiling Deadline: Fri 8/12/2022
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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.
Our Surgical ICU at UC San Diego Medical Center serves a designated Level 1 Trauma Center, and treats approximately 2,000 Neuro, Ortho, Spine, Transplant, Cardiothoracic and General Surgery patients a year. The physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, and trauma techs work as a compassionate team that places the greatest value on bedside care, driven by evidence-based practice.
Under general supervision, the SICU Nurse identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluated results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Current PALS certification, or must obtain within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have two (2) years of recent acute care adult Surgical or Trauma ICU RN experience. If insufficient applicant pool, department may consider two (2+) or more years of other adult ICU specialty experience.
Must have the ability to function in a high-paced environment and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
BSN or MSN.
Two (2+) or more years of recent Surgical/Trauma ICU (trauma, transplant, neurosurgery and general surgery) experience in a level 1 trauma hospital.
- 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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