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Registered Nurse - Cardiology Clinic

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
June 20, 2024

Registered Nurse - Cardiology Clinic

Cardiology Clinic

Full Time


Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and the Ambulatory Chief of Cardiology, guided by the policies and procedures of the Ambulatory Care Center, and in collaboration with the physicians and other clinical staff in the Cardiology Clinic, the Clinical Nurse 2 is responsible for providing safe, efficient nursing care to patients in the UCSF Mission Bay outpatient Cardiology practice. Triage patients and responds appropriately according to protocol and nursing assessment. The Clinical Nurse 2 utilizes the nursing process (Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation) to provide safe and therapeutic clinical care.

The Clinical Nurse 2 also provides clinical support to Providers and participates as part of the health care team to assure coordination and continuity of patient care.

Performs nursing activities as ordered by the physician, including electrocardiograms, and intravenous insertion administration of cardiac ultrasound enhancing contrast.

The Clinical Nurse 2 is responsible for triage on behalf of the practice both in person/video and through telephone and electronic communication such as in-basket messaging and any other electronic communication portal.

The Clinical Nurse 2 participates in the development and implementation of educational programs and materials for patients and their family members.

The Clinical Nurse 2 will play a critical role in the patient experience including optimizing clinic flow, providing in and outreach to patients and working collaboratively with the team to create a patient centered environment.

The Clinical Nurse is responsible for daily clinical operations and maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff.

The Clinical Nurse 2 consistently projects a professional and courteous demeanor, helps establish and maintain the highest service standards for the practice and complies with the Medical Center House and Telephone Standards. This employee will utilize computer skills in Apex and other UCSF computerized programs.

This individual supports the standards of the policies and procedures of the practice and is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of pharmacology and competency in modes of administration and complies with all Ambulatory Services and Medical Center policies and procedures for infection control, safety, and administrative and clinical practice.

Embraces and consistently role models the UCSF concepts of values: PRIDE (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence and AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, and Thanks) throughout all interactions with patients, family members, and other employees, both in person and on the phone.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

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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.

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Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of one (1) year of recent experience as a Registered Nurse in a Cardiology clinic and/or cardiac rehabilitation
  • Minimum of one year (1) recent experience of cardiac telemetry, pacemaker and cardiac device nursing care or equivalent
  • Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of one year experience in Cardiology
  • Recent Experience in the use of Electronic Medical Record documentation
  • Experience working with Adult and Geriatrics patient population
  • Ability to work competently and efficiently with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel & Word


  • Active Registered Nurse licensure 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 diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title

009139 CLIN NURSE 2

Job Category

Nursing - Adult Services, Nursing - Ambulatory Services/Outpatient, Other Nursing

Bargaining Unit

California Nurses Association (CNA) - Registered Nurses Unit (NX)

Employee Class





Mission Bay (SF), San Francisco, CA



Shift Length

8 Hours

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