#106783 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2020
#106783 (NP) NURSE PRACTITIONER, INTERNAL MEDICINE
Filing Deadline: Wed 11/25/2020
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/25/2020 for
consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants
should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/02/2020. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
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.
The UCSD Internal Medicine Group is the medical home for its adult
patients. We provide comprehensive management of chronic diseases,
acute problems and health maintenance by utilizing state-of-the-art
technology in a patient centered approach led by your personal
physician, and the entire Internal Medicine Group team. In addition
to providing most of the primary care services that patients need,
the Internal Medicine Group coordinates care within the larger UCSD
healthcare team in an effort to assure seamless and coordinated
care of the most complicated medical problems.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will assess and provide nursing actions
as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence,
professional expertise, and knowledge. The 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. The major emphasis at this level is
ongoing direct patient care delivery. Assignments at this level
primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic
and/or episodic health problems. Assignments at this level may
include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs
participation in program planning and development of patient
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when
applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner
California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse
Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License
Current Nurse Practitioner (NP) Specialty Certification from one of
the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.
BLS/CPR or BART certification at time of hire with commitment to
get BART within six months of hire date.
Minimum three (3) years recent NP experience in Primary Care,
Internal Medicine, and/or Family Medicine. Due to advanced practice
credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience
must be within the last two years gained through school or work
Thorough knowledge of case management systems for the purpose of
follow-up on abnormal findings or events.
Excellent skill in communicating effectively with clinical
Strong skill in organizing/prioritizing and follow-through to meet
all research related deadlines and all clinically dictated
Demonstrated ability to learn new procedures and perform them at a
high level of competence.
* Graduate from a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program.
* Knowledge of clinical and ancillary services within UC San Diego
* Fluency in Spanish as a first or second language to English.
* Experience working with multi-ethnic, multicultural aging
* Knowledge of and experience with medical management of
postmenopausal women who are using hormone replacement therapy
* Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.
* Must be able to work various hours and locations based on
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
Selected candidate may be hired at the NPIII level pending review
and approval by the Advanced Practice Council.
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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