Registered Nurse

UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Post Date:
May 17, 2024
Job Status:
Job Summary
NOTE:  This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus

Nursing Virtual Open House
April 19, 2022 4p-6p (PDT)

The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe, therapeutic care.  The RN functions as a member of the interdisciplinary and nursing teams and carries out established nursing procedures and performs related duties as required.  The RN performs nursing care for patients with more complex needs with assistance and supervision.  The RN assists with the management of patient care administered by other members of the nursing team.
The Orthopaedic / Neurospine/ Orthospine unit is a dynamic state-of-the art unit providing care for patients undergoing Neurospine, Orthospine and other orthopaedic Surgeries.

Types of surgery common on this unit include Orthospine and Neurospine  procedures including laminectomy, discectomy, foraminotomy and spinal fusions, as well as some other orthopaedic procedures such as joint replacements and soft tissue tumor removals

The unit focuses on cutting edge pain management modalities, evidence-based post-surgical interventions and advanced surgical interventions.

Nurses support their patients with an interdisciplinary approach. The dynamic patient care team consists of surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dietitians, case managers and social workers.

Required Qualifications
* One year of recent RN clinical experience (within the past 2 years) in a medical surgical acute care unit
* Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
* Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
* Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position
* Flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications
* Recent clinical RN experience in an academic medical center
* Three (3) months or more of orthopaedic/ neuro spine experience in an acute care facility
* Orthopaedic Certification/ Pain Certification

* Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
* Active American Heart Association CPR Certification

About UCSF
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.
Pride Values
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

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