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Per Diem Nurse - Psych- Youth Services (2nd Fl) - PD - Variable at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 11449

Updated: October 19, 2018
Job Family: Nursing

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                     Per Diem Nurse

Position Number:                      10005050

Reports to:                                 Neuropsych Nurse Manager

Working Title:                            Per Diem Nurse

Cost Center:                              Psych- Youth Services (2nd Fl) (6151)

Bargaining Unit:                        NX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                   9119

Date Created:                             11/18/2016

Shift:                                           Variable Shift

Hours:                                         1.00


Position Summary: 

The clinical nurse will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for a specific group of assigned patients.  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.  Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of students and nurses new to the unit.  Functions 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

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support

Minimum 1 year experience working in a direct patient care position in a Psychiatric inpatient or outpatient setting

Minimum of six months demonstrated nursing experience

Preventative Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB) Certification within 3 months of hire and annually thereafter

Registered Nurse


Preferred Qualifications:

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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