Registered Nurse (Part-Time) - Emergency Department

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Job Description


Join the Rady Children's Emergency Department team with this unique part-time opportunity! This position will work 48 hours/pay period (0.6 FTE) with your choice of shift: 1900 - 0430 (5 days/pay period) or 2100 - 0430 (6 days/pay period).

The Rady Children's Emergency Department is a Lantern-awarded, Level I Trauma Center with 42 beds, including two trauma rooms. We are the only pediatric emergency department within the San Diego region and operate 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. We are proud to have a big team that values strong collaboration and communication across disciplines. We are a busy department that cares for over 300 patients each day, with a census of 109,000 patients last year, and includes a growing population of behavioral health patients that exceeded 4,700 patients in the previous year.

Hear directly from our team why our Emergency Department is such a special place:


In collaboration with physicians and multidisciplinary team memebrs, the role of Registered Nurse is responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care.

Our RNs:

  • Resolve patient problems and needs by applying multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Select and coordinate the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, storage procedures and controlled substance regulations.
  • Identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.
  • Maintain 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 issued by AHA

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

Bilingual English/Spanish


The current salary range for this position is $51.32 to $76.20/hr plus shift differentials.

A candidate’s placement in the range will be determined based on the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to being externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by reviewing market data to remain competitive within the nonprofit, healthcare sector.

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