Registered Nurse, Neurotransitional Care Unit

  • UCSF Medical Center
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019
Full time Hospital nurse

Job Description

The Neuroscience Transitional Care Unit is the primary site for patients admitted to the Neurology, Neurovascular and Neurosurgical services. These patients require neurological assessment and care on a more frequent basis and on a more complex level than the acute care areas but do not require placement in an Intensive Care Unit.

Also, the Neuroscience Transitional Care Unit will provide a transition from the Neurological Intensive Care Unit (11 NICU) to the Neuro Acute Care Unit (8 Long).

The level of skill and number of staff members required for observing and caring for patients is a nursing decision based on several factors, acuity, off-service patients, need for transports etc. The unit has 13 beds with cardiac and invasive central venous pressure/intracranial pressure monitoring capability.

Job Summary:

  • Utilizes the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe, therapeutic care in the perioperative aren
  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary and nursing teams
  • Carries out established nursing procedures and performs related duties as required
  • Performs nursing care for patients with more complex needs with assistance and supervision

Assists with the management of patient care administered by other members of the nursing team

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of recent Transitional Care/Step-Down clinical RN experience within the last two years
  • Telemetry/cardiac monitoring proficiency
  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR certification
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Salary Range

Above $90,000