University of California - San Diego #92533 (RN) Per Diem Clinical Nurse - Neuro ICU in San Diego, California

#92533 (RN) Per Diem Clinical Nurse - Neuro ICU

Filing Deadline: Tue 3/27/2018

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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.

3F is a 12 bed Neuroscience ICU specializing in Advanced Neurosurgical Procedures, comprehensive Stroke care, Aneurysm, tumor and complex orthopedic and Neurosurgical spine procedures.

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. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.


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

  • RN License issued by the state of California.

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

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

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent RN experience in acute care Med/Surg, IMU or ICU.


  • BSN.

  • One (1) or more years of RN experience in ICU, Neuro Surgery or Neuro Oncology.

  • Prior experience with stroke patients and/or working with the NIH Stroke Scale.

  • Completion of stroke training.

  • CCRN, NIH, PCCN Certifications.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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Payroll Title:



Jacobs Medical Center 3F-ICU

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience


La Jolla Medical Center

Appointment Type:

Per Diem

Appointment Percent:



NX Contract

Total Openings:


Work Schedule:

Variable, 12 hrs/day, Variable

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