UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/13/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/25/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP 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/NP applicant pool.
The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
SHS provides primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray to over 39,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. SHS staff consists of a diverse team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistants, optometrists, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals. SHS provides integrated clinical services to address the medical needs of the individual students, as well as to foster the well-being of the students as a whole person. In addition, SHS oversees the public health needs of the campus community. SHS is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and is fully committed to self examination, peer review, and quality control through the utilization of data, outcome, and patient experience measurements.
The Student Health Clinical Nurse is responsible for providing ambulatory nursing assessment and care of primary health and urgent care patients in a student health setting. The role includes triage, health education and counseling with a particular focus on urgent care, women's health, family planning and immunization. This appointment includes the role of student incoming health compliance, assisting in the process of UCSD University health requirements (tuberculosis screening & immunization) with a focus on the Professional Schools (School of Medicine/School of Pharmacy).
Current, valid, State of California Registered Nurses License.
Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Professionals).
Minimum of six (6) months of experience working as a Registered Nurse.
RN experience in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room.
Extensive knowledge of ambulatory/primary care and principles of first aid; skill to provide wound care and the application of dressings, proper use of heat/cold therapy, application of splints for immobilization of extremities. Experience and skill in performing emergency procedures.
Extensive knowledge of reproductive health care and women's health issues including methods of contraception, sexually transmitted infection, pap smears and pregnancy.
Thorough knowledge of and experience in administering immunizations.
Demonstrated experience in using electronic medical records and understanding of medical record management.
Proficiency with use of computer technology and equipment, online programs and software, including MS Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other software and resources, and standard business equipment.
Cultural competency in working with diverse populations including excellent communication skills and advocacy skills.
RN experience in a College Health Clinic.
RN experience in counseling in women's health and family planning.
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Evening and weekend hours as scheduled.
Occasional travel may be required.
Ability to telecommute for work, if/when needed and operationally feasible, as determined by department.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.