Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
Job Summary
NOTE:  This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus for new hires

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is recognized throughout the world as a leader in health care, known for innovation, technology and compassionate care.  UCSF has one of the top children's hospitals in the nation, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our 180-bed UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital has more than 150 specialists in more than 40 areas of medicine. 

The incumbent will serve as a high level professional whose activities will span the interface between the physicians and nurses who manage primarily Pediatric General Surgery patients and also some Pediatric Plastic Surgery patients at Benioff Children’s Hospital, San Francisco. The Nurse Practitioner will act as a full member of the Surgery Team, taking responsibility for the safe delivery of care to both inpatients and outpatients, in collaboration with attendings and residents. This team member will meet productivity expectations as set forth by the Chief of Surgery, performing any duties related to patient care activities that are appropriate and clearly delineated.
Req Number
Job Title
Nurse Practitioner, Per Diem
Employee Class
Per Diem
Shift Length
10 Hours
Additional Shift Details
Monday through Friday
Bargaining Unit
California Nurses Association (CNA) - Registered Nurses Unit (NX)
Job Category
Advanced Practice Providers, Nursing - Ambulatory Services/Outpatient
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of two (2) years recent experience working as an NP in Pediatric Surgery or equivalent experience in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit or Neonatal ICU
  • Completion of an accredited Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with an Acute Care pediatric nurse practitioner specialization
  • Current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work
  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active NP and Furnishing license in California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Completion of the UCSF Medical Staff credentialing process, which may take up to 60 days prior to the date of hire
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) years of experience  working as an AC-PNP in Pediatric Surgery

  • California driver’s license (CDL) if required for position
  • Must hold current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work
  • Current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work
  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active NP and Furnishing license in California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Must obtain an active and/or transferable DEA license to California and provide evidence by 90th day of clinical practice. (It is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA license to their new place of employment if from out of state, via online DEA portal and provide evidence of transfer).
  • Must have submitted enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid through credentialing by first clinical day. CCS enrollment as appropriate for pediatric environments.
  • State regulation requires that you have a supervising physician to practice

UCSF Health requires all Advanced Health Practitioners (APP) to be credentialed through OMAG to practice and be privileged through CIDP to function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Health sites and affiliates. Credentialing, health plan enrollment, and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. Inability to comply with the requirements of OMAG/CIDP AT ALL TIMES will result in either, a LOA or suspension of privileges designation.
Position Type
Per Diem
Department Name
Pediatric/Neonatal Advanced Practice Providers
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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