Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/12/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/22/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

_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.

Hillcrest Medical Center's 9 West is a 6-bed direct-observation Medical Progressive Care Unit. Under general supervision, identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as a resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships.

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.

- 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.

- One year of recent acute care RN experience in IMU/PCU.

- BSN.

- Specialty certification in critical care or progressive care nursing (PCCN or CCRN).

- Critical care/Progressive Care training or equivalent; Critical Care Intern Program completion by the San Diego AACN Chapter or completion of the UCSD PCU series.

- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various 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.

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