(RN) Registered Nurse, KOP Operating Room - 114552

Employer
University of California - San Diego
Location
La Jolla, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Current UC San Diego Health RN applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

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 10-hour shifts.

The Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion is an outpatient clinical facility on UC San Diego Health's La Jolla campus. The facility includes eight surgery suites, basic and advanced imaging, physical therapy and pain management - plus infusion and apheresis services. The four-floor, 156,000-square-foot facility opened in March 2018.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

  • BART or BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year Operating Room experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • BSN.
  • ACLS and/or ART certification.
  • CNOR
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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