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#103275 (NP) Nurse Practitioner II, Inpatient BMT at University of California - San Diego Medical Centers in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 26 days ago.

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Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Filing Deadline: Tue 1/28/2020

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/23/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/26/2019. 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 considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.


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.

Under direction of the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary medical management for oncology/BMT patients (inpatient). Leads by example demonstrating professional image and Advance Practice core competencies. Acts as a liaison within the BMT Program to promote consistent medical management of the patients across the health care continuum by collaborating with the multidisciplinary care team.

Performs specialized procedures such as bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture and skin biopsy. Presents patient cases during daily rounds and at the weekly BMT Clinical meetings. Provides patient/family and staff education. Supports the development and revision of BMT divisional policies and procedures. Participates in and/or initiates research. Participates in community outreach and networking with community physicians and other health care professionals. May provide care to BMT patients in the outpatient setting at Moores Cancer Center. Develops and expands role responsibilities as patient and system needs change.



California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.

Current Nurse Practitioner (NP) Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date.

Minimum two years recent work experience as a licensed NP, including recent experience in Oncology or BMT.

Knowledge of pathology of BMT/Oncology patient population and expected outcomes.

Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.

Demonstrated experience diagnosing and treating oncology patients, preferably Blood and Marrow Transplant patients.

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.

Critical thinking skills and experience independently solving problems and making recommendations. Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate team members. Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.



Inpatient or outpatient BMT experience.

Recent inpatient NP experience.

Experience with related procedures such as bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture and skin biopsy.

AOCN (Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse) / AOCNP certification.



Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.

Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Selected candidate may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by the Advanced Practice Council.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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