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Per Diem Nurse- Neuroscience Step Down Unit- Night Shift at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 10588

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Updated: April 6, 2018
Job Family: Nursing

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Per Diem Nurse

Position Number:                      10006591

Reports to:                                 Clinical Nurse III -Supervisor

Working Title:                            Per Diem Nurse

Cost Center:                              Neuroscience Step Down Unit (6086)

Bargaining Unit:                        NX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                   9119

Date Created:                             07/13/2016

Shift:                                           Night Shift

Hours:                                         As Needed


Position Summary: 

The Step Down Unit Per Diem Clinical Nurse collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Will evaluate patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge and revise plan or make referrals as necessary. May function as a (PCC) Patient Care Coordinator as requested by the supervisor/manager.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $55.92   Midpoint  $55.92   Maximum  $55.92


Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English

Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Basic Life Support

Minimum of 1 year recent Step Down/PCU or Adult Critical Care Nursing experience

Registered Nurse

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

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