University of California - San Diego #98030 Clinical Nurse Supervisor in San Diego, California

#98030 Clinical Nurse Supervisor

Filing Deadline: Wed 2/20/2019

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This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD Staff Only

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 2/15/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 2/20/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine was established in 1969 and since then has grown to have 40+ faculty members. Our research space is located in several buildings on and off campus including the Clinical Teaching Facility, the Antiviral Research Center in Hillcrest, the Stein Clinical Research Building, the Moores Cancer Center, the Biomedical Research Facility, the San Diego VA Medical Center, the Cellular and Molecular Medicine East Building, and the George Palade Laboratories for Cellular and Molecular Medicine. Major international collaborations in Mozambique, Mexico, India, South Africa and Peru play important roles in the Division’s expansion of its international programs.

The division continues to grow and expand with the development of our international medicine program, as well the ongoing studies and interests of our faculty.

Supervises staff involved in providing interdisciplinary clinical/nursing care at a clinic and/or center, such as RDA, RDH, RNs, LVNs, etc. Assists in ensuring the quality of patient care delivery in assigned clinic(s) and serves as a role model. Assists with the administration and management of personnel, fiscal, and material resources.

Duties involve direct oversight and supervision of the Antiviral Research Center (AVRC) clinical personnel. Independently conducts performance evaluations, including communication with subordinates. Determines disciplinary actions with the authority to apply such or recommend to a higher authority as necessary. Working with Principal Investigators to identify exemplary employees for employee incentive awards and salary increases including merits and reclassifications. Working with Human Resources creates job descriptions, screens applications, interviews candidates and makes selection or recommendations for hire. Coordinates research protocol planning, responsible for the development and implementation and the submission of reports to funding agencies. Responsible for ongoing assessment of workloads and provides guidance on performance standards and good clinical practices. Communicates effectively with PI's and Clinic Operations Manager to ensure that scientific, budgetary, personnel and space issues are addressed. Manages laboratory communication and compliance with multiple University, research and commercial labs. With Principal Investigator, Fiscal Manager, Operations Manager, communicates between all AVRC Investigators, National Institutes of Health (NIH) monitors, Owen Clinic Physicians and Community Providers the scientific agenda of the AVRC. Represents Faculty Investigators and participates in research priority setting agenda. Serves as the Aids Clinical Trails Group (ACTG) Study Coordinator, serves on various ACTG committees funded through the NIH.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse (RN) license.

  • BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.

  • Five (5) or more years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated skills to effectively supervise clinicians and to manage the complex workflow and multiple priorities involved with a clinic(s)/center(s). Strong knowledge of practice operations.

  • In depth knowledge of patient care clinical standards and care delivery, systems, external regulations, and internal policies. Knowledge of research procedures and protocols as well as NIH requirements.

  • Strong knowledge of human resources management policies, with the ability to train, monitor, evaluate, and document human resources issues and performance, and to participate in decision-making on human resources matters. Ability to recognize the learning needs of staff and a knowledge of resources available to provide education and training.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to quickly analyze problems, determine appropriate level of intervention, and develop and apply effective solutions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaborations and problem solving with all levels of management, staff, consultants, and outside agencies.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to train and mentor subordinates, and to convey complex clinical and technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Strong knowledge of business software and specialized applications and data management systems used in clinic/center patient care.

  • Knowledge of clinical trials development process and UCSD HIPAA regulations as they pertain to research.

  • Leadership abilities to efficiently and effectively chair staff meetings, chair committee meetings on a national level and elicit productive communication.

  • Experience in the collaboration process with medical and basic science Investigators.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be willing and able to travel to national and international meetings.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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MEDICINE/Infectious Disease

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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

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