Registered Nurse | University of California San Francisco

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

San Francisco, California, Utilizes the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe, therapeutic care. Functions as a member of the Pediatric Heart Center and carries out established nursing procedures and performs related duties as required; assists with assessment of admission and discharge needs and care coordination across settings. The Clinical Nurse is responsible and accountable for providing optimal patient care and management during procedural sedation and during transport to and off-unit procedures within the medical center. Practice will be guided by appropriate institutional standards, policies and procedures. The Clinical Nurse performing sedation provides initial and ongoing assessment, monitoring, intervention, and documentation during sedation and during the patient’s recovery phase; furthermore, is responsible for providing optimal patient care and management during procedural sedation. Actively participates in research, quality and performance improvement. This position includes care coordination for between multiple units including but not limited to: Pre-Op, PACU, in patient units, Pediatric and Adult ICUs, ED, and ICN. Multiple documentation and computer systems will be used at the same time requiring a high level of multi-tasking skills. Bed flow management in collaboration with the Admissions department and Bed flow coordinators is critical. The detailed understanding of Catheterization and Electrophysiology equipment as well as inventory management skills will be utilized on a daily basis. In accordance with hospital Point of Care Testing (POCT) policy, the nurse must maintain competency and understanding of multiple POCT systems and quality control. The ability to create and maintain a sterile field within OR guidelines and standards. Ability to work in emergency situations while transitioning from a procedural to Operating room setting. Ability to collaborate and assist anesthesiologists during critical phases of care. The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations. The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy. To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search ( Please note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role. For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range. To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit:

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