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Registered Nurse

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
May 25, 2022

Registered Nurse

Orthopaedic Institute - PACU

Full Time

66903 BR

Job Summary

Prepares patients for surgery and procedures utilizing the Orthopaedic Institute's patient selection criteria to assess and care for the patient. Recovers patients after the procedure or surgery. Participates in procedural sedation cases. Knowledge and experience in the care of patients who have received sedation, regional anesthesia and/or general anesthesia. Experience with care of patients emerging from all forms of anesthesia and the risks associated. Experience with Aldrete scoring and discharge criteria. Experience in orthopaedic care and ambulatory surgery.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years of nursing experience in area of specialty of PACU with experience in recovering specifically patients in an ambulatory surgery setting. Must have experience with general, regional and local anesthesia recovery of orthopaedic patients.
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
  • Current healthcare provider CPR certification.
  • Current healthcare provider ACLS certification.
  • Current healthcare provider PALS certification.
  • Must be able to work variable days/shifts including closing shift.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Not Applicable


  • Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
  • Active American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Current healthcare provider ACLS certification.
  • Current healthcare provider PALS 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

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 - Ambulatory Services/Outpatient, Nursing - Perioperative

Bargaining Unit

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

Employee Class





Mission Bay (SF)



Shift Length

10 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Monday - Friday