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#100494 (RN) Registered Nurse - Ortho PCU

Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Job Description:

#100494 (RN) REGISTERED NURSE - ORTHO PCU

Extended Deadline: Tue 10/15/2019

The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 8/6/2019.

DESCRIPTION

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 care.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
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RN License issued by the State of California.
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BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.
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Minimum one year RN experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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BSN.
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Ortho certification.
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Previous PCU RN experience or completion of PCU training.
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Orthopedics experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
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Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
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Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.



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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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