Organization: UCSF Health
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Job Posted: November 15, 2021
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Involved in ensuring optimal patient outcomes through effective leadership and / or provision of patient care delivery in assigned nursing unit(s) or area(s). Promotes environment for a shared voice in nursing practice and exchange of ideas to continually improve nursing and patient care outcomes. Accountable for the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care. Consults and collaborates with other health care professionals to coordinate the management of patient care. Serves as a resource to staff, physicians, students and others.
The Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is comprised of a sixteen bed ICU. Patients are primarily admitted to the 9th floor ICU for medical diagnosis. This unit is a fast-paced, highly specialized units providing exceptional quality care to critically ill adults with a wide array of medical disorders including those who undergo a variety of complex medical diagnoses, interventional treatments, and advance research treatment modalities.
The Medical ICU cares for complex patients including patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with proning as an intervention, hematology/oncology, septic shock, diabetic crisis, and acute and chronic kidney failure requiring continuous rental replacement therapy (CRRT). The unit offers a variety of advanced monitoring techniques and innovative interventions that allow for the best possible outcome for the patients. Patient care is driven by a multifaceted approach geared towards the highest quality of individualized care.
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.
Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.
In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at https://diversity.ucsf.edu
Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
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