Per Diem Nurse - Cardiac Care ICU - Day Shift - 26718-1A

Updated: Nov 24, 2021
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Cardiac Care ICU

Job Description:



Position Number: 40857645

Reports to: Nurse Services Supervisor 2

Working Title: Per Diem Nurse

Cost Center: Cardiac Care ICU (426020)

Bargaining Unit: CNA

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 11/02/2021

Job Code: 009119

Hours: 4

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.1


Position Summary: 

The cardiothoracic experienced clinical nurse will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement a plan of care for critical care patients, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff. As needed, will be assigned to specifically care for cardiothoracic surgery patients. Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis throughout the continuum of care. Will evaluate patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care, and readiness for discharge and revise plan or make referrals.


Salary Range: 


Hourly Rate  Minimum   $64.79                   Midpoint               $64.79                   Maximum $64.79


Essential Job Functions:

The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.


Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Minimum of 1 year recent experience caring for cardiothoracic surgery patients

Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing                                                                               

Minimum of 2 years recent ICU nursing experience or completion of 6 month UC Irvine Medical Center Clinical Nurse I, ICU orientation on this specific ICU

Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays


Licenses and Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support(Required)

Basic Life Support(Required)

Registered Nurse(Required)


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Understanding of applicable regulatory requirements

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families


Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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