UC 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.
UC San Diego Health's Perioperative Services is growing and we invite you to join our team! In addition to working for San Diego's only academic medical center, this position is eligible for our outstanding benefits package day one of employment. These RN positions are 12-hour shifts.
Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 245-bed advanced medical center. The 10-story, 509,500-square-foot facility opened on November 20, 2016. Its medical services include advanced surgery, cancer care, cardiac rehabilitation, clinical trials, birthing options and more. There are 10 operating rooms (ORs), including a four-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and mobile CT scanner, designed to support the most advanced brain and spine surgeries.
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.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within months of hire date.
One or more years of recent RN Operating Room experience.
Two or more years of RN Operating Room experience in an acute care hospital.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce. These positions are eligible for full benefits first day of hire, including but not limited to: • Health/Dental/Vision insurance • Approximately 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 13 paid holidays per year • Work life balance • UC Retirement Plan • Pet insurance
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