Registered Nurse Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU, NICU) ($5,000 Sign-On-Bonus)

University of California, San Francisco
Parnassus Heights (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
009139 CLIN NURSE 2
Job Summary
NOTE:  This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus for new hires
Utilizes the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe, therapeutic care. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary and nursing teams. Carries out established nursing procedures and performs related duties as required. Performs nursing care for patients with more complex needs with assistance and supervision. Assists with the management of patient care administered by other members of the nursing team
Req Number
Job Title
Registered Nurse Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU, NICU) ($5,000 Sign-On-Bonus)
Employee Class
Shift Length
12 Hours
Bargaining Unit
California Nurses Association (CNA) - Registered Nurses Unit (NX)
Job Category
Nursing - Adult Critical Care, Nursing - Adult Services
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum two years of recent adult critical care (ICU) clinical RN experience
  • Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR certification
  • Active American Heart Association ACLS certification
  • This position requires the flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Neurosciences
  • Specialty certification - CCRN and/or CNRN
  • Experience in academic medical center
  • BSN

  • Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR certification
  • Active American Heart Association ACLS certification

Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU, NICU)
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.
Department Description

The Neurological Intensive Care unit (Neuro ICU / NICU) is one of the largest and most sophisticated neurological intensive care units in the nation. It is a fast-paced, highly specialized unit providing exceptional quality care to critically ill adults with a wide array of neurological disorders, including those who undergo a variety of complex surgical procedures, interventional treatments and advance research treatment modalities.

The Neuro ICU cares for the most complex patients with neurological disorders including patients with subarachnoid hemorrhages, intracerebral hemorrhages, simple aneurysms and complicated multiple aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, acute ischemic strokes, brain tumors, seizure disorders and spinal disorders. The unit offers a variety of advanced neurological monitoring techniques and innovative interventions that allow for the best possible outcome for the patients. Patient care is driven by a multifaceted approach geared towards the highest quality of individualized care.

UCSF is a designated Primary Stroke Center accredited by The Joint Commission recognizing the neurological teams exceptional efforts in the care of stroke patients.

The Neuro ICU is composed of dedicated, astute critical care nurses committed to the pursuit of excellence in the neurosciences utilizing an evidence based approach that encompasses patient and family participation.

Professional growth and development is the foundation of the unit culture and philosophy. Neuro ICU strongly supports nurses by providing them with the necessary resources and skills to be successful in this extraordinary environment. Nurses keep abreast with the current neurological trends in care through participation in advanced Neuro classes and conferences.

The Neuro ICU staff also actively participate in many quality improvement projects, innovative researches and community collaborative efforts.

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.
Parnassus Heights (SF)

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