Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Transitional Care

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
009119 NURSE PD
Job Summary
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 - Med/Surg Transitional Care
Employee Class
Per Diem
Shift Length
12 Hours
Nights, Variable
Bargaining Unit
California Nurses Association (CNA) - Registered Nurses Unit (NX)
Job Category
Nursing - Adult Services, Nursing - Adult Transitional Care / Stepdown / Intermediate Care
Required Qualifications
  • Two years recent Transitional Care/Step-Down and/or two years of medical surgical ICU clinical RN experience
  • Telemetry/cardiac monitoring proficiency
  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Active American Heart Association ACLS Certification
  • Flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Progressive Care Specialty Certification - PCCN
  • Previous clinical RN experience in an Academic Medical Center

  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Active American Heart Association ACLS Certification

  • Position Type
    Per Diem
    Department Name
    Adult Surgical Short Stay Unit
    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
    This is a surgical short stay unit (12 South). Patients admitted to 12 South are typically recovering from surgical procedures, require aggressive physical therapy and have an established discharge disposition. The unit is also able to accommodate the overflow of transitional care medical/surgical patients transferred from the Critical Care areas, PACU and the Emergency Department. Patients commonly admitted are also recovering from the orthopedic, urological, radiological, dental/oral and gastroenterological surgeries.
    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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