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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.
As the only academic medical center in San Diego, UC San Diego Health sets the standard for quality care. We have a Level I Trauma designation, a Regional Burn Center, and a JACHO certified Stroke Center.
This newly renovated 26-bed telemetry monitored unit is located at 10 East, which is also a Stroke Unit. The patient caseload includes Cardiac cases with Post MI, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy, Post Cardiology Intervention Cases, Stroke, Medical/Surgical, and Trauma Patients.
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.
RN license issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.
ART or ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.
Must have at least one (1) year of recent acute care experience as an RN.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
1-4 years recent acute care RN experience.
Interest in caring for cardiac and stroke patient populations.
Recent experience electronic medical records and electronic medication administration.
Must be able to work at minimum one (1) shift per week or four (4) shifts per month.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.