Registered Nurse- Emergency Department
San Diego, California
Rady Children’s nurses serve as local and global leaders in shaping how care is delivered to patients and families throughout our organization and in the communities we serve. Behind each nurse and their leader is the commitment to learn more, improve outcomes and empower individuals to seek innovative solutions. We are transforming the role of the caregiver, and in that transformation, we are partners in advancing the quality of care. Every day, we look for new pathways. It is a journey of excellence.
It’s not just caring about children that make our nursing staff so special. It’s the magic! Our dedication to specialized training and sensitivity is perfected by caring for children 100% of the time. Rady Children’s is designed, equipped and staffed just for kids. As the region’s only pediatric trauma center, we care for children with the most severe medical emergencies to those with mild illnesses.
Rady Children's offers competitive salaries, robust benefits, generous paid time off, retirement savings with contribution match, employee recognition, Team Rady events and celebrations, along with other great perks. Join us in sunny San Diego!
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- Consistently excellent in providing the highest level of care for our patients.
- Committed to improving outcomes and empowering individuals to seek innovative solutions.
- Ensuring that our employees Nursing Team receives support, rewards and career advancement opportunities.
- Collaborative, respectful and dedicated to care, research and teaching.
Rady Children’s Hospital offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.
- CN I
- CN II
- CN III
- Nurse Educator
- Case Manager
- Care Coordinator
What makes a successful Clinical Nurse Specialist at Rady Children’s Hospital? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
It’s amazing to see these children go from weak to vibrant… The nurses who chose to come here are unique because they’re comfortable with these patients and are eager to give it their all… I’ve never worked with a more passionate group of nurses. Each and every one of them truly loves this patient population. They’re so dedicated and do such a great job.– Cheryle Pillow,
Clinical Nurse III, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
We offer a robust Total Rewards Package in order to help our employees achieve and maintain overall physical, emotional and financial well-being for themselves and their families
Medical, Dental, Vision
403(b) Retirement Plan
100% employer match up to 3% of your salary
Up to $2,000 per year, paid time off for seminars
Eligible for Sign On and Relocation Incentives!
*Will consider adult care ED experience or New to ED
Schedule: Rotating, 12 hour shifts
FTE: 72 hours per two week pay period
Rady Children’s Emergency Care Center is the only emergency care center in the region dedicated to caring for kids and the only Level I pediatric trauma center in San Diego County. With services available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, we have one of the busiest emergency care departments in the United States, serving about 100,000 children a year. Our staff members, which include 50 pediatric emergency physician specialists, 8 pediatric emergency fellows, 125 emergency nurses with specialty certification in pediatric emergency nursing, and medical social workers, are educated and trained to care for the special needs of children.
The Clinical Nurse II collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Resolves patient problems and needs by applying multidisciplinary team strategies. Selects and coordinates the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, storage procedures and controlled substance regulations. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed. Maintains a collaborative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and participating in team problem-solving methods.
Associate's Degree in Nursing
1 year of experience
Current California RN License
BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA
PALS (within 6 months of hire)
ENPC (within 6 months of hire if no previous Peds ER experience; Only required once)
TNCC and ACLS (within one year of hire)
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
3 years of experience
Professional nursing certification
Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department