UC Davis Health System is a major driver of economic prosperity in the Sacramento445719 region and Northern California, generating more than $3.4 billion in annual economic output and more than 20,000 jobs. As the region's only academic health center, UC Davis Health System is focused on discovering and sharing knowledge and providing the highest quality of care. We seek the following talented individual:
CNIII-Adult Cystic Care Coord.
Reference/Job # 037012
Pulmonary Services Lab
Number of Positions: One
Percentage of Time: 50% Limited Appointment
(Appointment ends on June 2014)
(Re-posted as Open Until Filled 10/22/13)
Union Information: This classification is represented by a union.
Division Descriptions: Pulmonary Services Lab
Minimum Requirements: Recent paid RN experience in a similar setting. Experience in palliative care, pulmonary disease management and symptom management preferred. Internal Candidate: BSN required or in progress. External candidate: BSN required.
Responsibilities: The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care Coordinator assists physicians in coordinating inpatient and outpatient care for the adult patients seen in the CF Clinic. The Coordinator asseses clinical and educational needs of adult CF patients and coordinates services across disciplines to meet those needs. Acts as resource for inpatient care team and discharge planners by being available by phone for advice, inquiry and clarifications. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.
Requirements: Possession of valid California RN license. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Passing of UCDMC Performance Demonstration, Policy Review and Medication Exam. CPR Certification.
Special Requirements: Skills, knowledge, and ability to perform functions of Clinical Nurse III job description at a proficient level. Judgment skills to make independent clinical decisions. Skills to perform CPR. Skill to work accurately and quickly under pressure. Knowledge of medications, indications, dosage ranges, side effects, and potential toxicity. Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods. Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice. Knowledge of, and ability to utilize principles of adult learning. Knowledge of performance improvement and research process. This position is subject to a criminal background investigation.
For additional information and to submit an Employment Application/Resume for Reference/Job # 037012, please visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/hr/jobs/jobs_online.html
UC Davis Health System is an EEO/AA employer