#100494 (RN) Registered Nurse - Ortho PCU
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: October 14, 2019
#100494 (RN) REGISTERED NURSE - ORTHO PCU
Extended Deadline: Tue 10/15/2019
The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as
This is an experienced nurse position on a new Orthopedic
Progressive Care Unit (PCU). Ideal candidates have experience
either in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU),
Step-down ICU or Intermediate Care Unit (IMU).
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is
prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% 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 quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its
Magnet status since 2011.
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.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to
get ART within six months of hire date.
Minimum one year RN experience.
Previous PCU RN experience or completion of PCU training.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and
various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review
and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
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!
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Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
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