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.
As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Health sets the standard for quality care. We have a Level I Trauma designation, a Regional Burn Center, and a Joint Commission certified Stroke Center. Our Medical Center in Hillcrest location underwent a $1.5 million remodel for our 20-bed Emergency Department. The Medical Center has a Level 1 Trauma Center and the trauma unit is affiliated with the SICU. The ED sees around 37,000 patients a year.
Under general supervision, 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 certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years of recent Emergency Room RN experience.
Experienced Emergency RNs only.
Proven nursing clinical skills to identify and implement nursing interventions and evaluate results for Emergency Room patients.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a busy team environment.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and 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.
Apply on company website