Nurse Practitioner II - 10717-1A

Job description

Updated: Sep 11, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: SURGERY

Job Opening Id: 10717

Reports To: Nurse Practitioner Supervisor


Department: SURGERY

Bargaining Unit: NX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009147

Job Location: UCI Med Center-Orange

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: Night Shift

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The position of Nurse Practitioner II in the Department of Surgery, requires a highly competent, independent yet team-oriented individual who will be immersed in management and coordination of all patient care in the Trauma ICU (TICU), Surgical ICU (SICU), and/or Burn ICU (BICU). Under the supervision of the Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Nurse Practitioner Supervisor in the Division of Trauma and guided by the applicable policies and procedures, the Nurse Practitioner will participate in the comprehensive care of patients in the ambulatory or inpatient settings and provide multi-disciplinary care coordination, treatment, education, monitoring, and communication with patients and referring physicians. A Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide advanced nursing care in their area of specialization. The provider will work primarily in one of the ICU Units. The Department is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The provider will work primarily day shifts. Shift duration is variable as required clinically to deliver appropriate patient care. This position may perform: Functions as appropriate to their “scope of practice” (In general, the “scope of practice” includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and surgical procedures per their approved standardized procedure). Familiarity with state statute for their licenses is necessary. Approved privileges are unique to each person and are unlikely to include ALL privileges The NP professional may provide patient care in age groups based on educational preparation and at all Health licensed settings and affiliates. The NP has responsibility for the standards of care for their specified patient population and evidences self-direction and accountability both to quality of care and in the development of their role within the all Health locations and affiliates. Advanced Practice Practitioners (APP) are required to be credentialed to practice and be privileged through Medical Staff to function in their clinical role. Credentialing and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. The NP is accountable to, evaluated, and provided feedback by the supervising/collaborating physician, physician designee(s) in the same clinical specialty, or the Administrative Manager.

Compensation Range:

Hourly $71.88 - $84.21

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Current, active, unrestricted California Registered Nurse license. Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree Program as Nurse Practitioner Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population. HIPPA and other training completion as required by Medical Center Annual TB screening and any applicable test to meet JCAHO requirements Current, active, unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license. Current, active, unrestricted Furnishing license and DEA registration. Active National Provider Identifier (NPI). NP National Board Certification (Beginning February 2018): Adult Gerontology Acute Care AGACNP-BC or ACNPC-AG Additional NP National Board Certification: Not Applicable Current BLS certification. Current ACLS Certification. Current ATLS Certification. Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the program and UCI Health System. Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with physicians, nurses, other paramedical personnel, administrators, emergency and law enforcement officers. Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. Skill to clearly communicate medical information to a broad variety of people, both in person and over the telephone. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload. Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties. Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures. Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.


Surgical services include scrubbing, draping, retracting, exposing, clamping, ligating and suturing, placement of central line and arterial line Knowledge of Windows and MS Office software applications (Excel, Word, Quest, Access, Power point and Outlook). Experience in Trauma/Critical Care/Burn nursing. Bilingual in Spanish and/or Vietnamese

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 11/9/2020
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