#106698 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse - Psychiatry
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2020
#106698 (RN) PER DIEM REGISTERED NURSE - PSYCHIATRY
Filing Deadline: Tue 11/24/2020
Current UC San Diego Health 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 RN/NP 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.
Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (NBMU) Adult Service
is an 18-bed locked inpatient unit for patients age 18 years and
older with a variety of psychiatric conditions. Treatment takes
place within a multidisciplinary team format with shared
responsibility and includes the following: pharmacotherapy;
psychotherapeutic and behavioral interventions; electroconvulsive
therapy; family therapy; neuropsychological assessments; group
therapy; recreational therapy; and health education.
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
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.
BART or BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get
BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must have a minimum of one (1) year of inpatient Psychiatric RN
Extensive knowledge of DSM-5 psychiatric diagnosis and plan of
care/treatment; antipsychotic, anti-anxiety, mood stabilizers,
antidepressants and other applicable psychiatric medications.
* ANCC certified as a Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse.
* 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
* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
* Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per
4-week schedule. Must be available 1 weekend shift per 4-week
schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change
based on individual department needs.
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, and several outpatient
clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated
Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county.
We invite you to join our dynamic team!
Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only.
For full consideration on any job, applications must be received
prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended
deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the
extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended
date is reached.
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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smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.
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