Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


_Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTIONUC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a 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.

Total patient care for the Emergency Department Observation and Inpatient involves three levels of care: IMU, Telemetry, and Med Surg. There is a heavy focus on oncology, surgical oncology, and bone marrow transplant. The RN must be qualified to care for the highest level of care, IMU, and have special training in critical care, oncology concepts, surgery and medicine.

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 certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.

- Minimum one year of recent acute care RN experience at Telemetry or higher acuity.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

- Must be able to work within a busy team environment.


- Recent acute care IMU/CDU, Observation, or ED Inpatient (EDIP) experience.

- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

- 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 pre-employment physical.

- 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.

- Selected candidate will be required to attend a minimum of 3-4 consecutive business days of New Employee Orientation.

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