Jacobs Medical Center UCSD

9300 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA  92037

364 Beds

Jacobs Medical Center is a teaching hospital located in San Diego. Associated with the University of California San Diego, this facility includes three specialities: advanced surgery, cancer care, and woman/infant healthcare. Open since 2016, this 364-bed facility is connected to the Perlman Medical Offices, the Thornton Pavilion, The Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, Shiley Eye Institute, and Moores Cancer Center. Jacobs Medical Center received multiple awards in 2021-22 for Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Cancer treatment by the U.S. News and World Report.

Nestled between the Torrey Pines and La Jolla Village neighborhoods in San Diego, traveling nurses at Jacobs Medical Center will find an abundance of opportunities and adventure. The beach is within easy access, providing a wide range of water sports. The cost of living in La Jolla is 73.6% higher than the national average, so be sure to do your research on housing before you consider relocating. The arts scene is strong, both with visual and musical arts. Check out the boutique shopping areas that are speckled throughout this neighborhood. If you’re a travel nurse who enjoys sun, surf, and shopping, Jacobs Medical Center in San Diego may be your next, best fit!

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What charting system did nurses use?

Nurses are reporting the use of

Epic

What was the average patient acuity?

Average Pt Acuity is

1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

What color scrubs did the nurses wear?

Scrub Color

Anything you want!
L&D nurses report that scrubs are provided

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Was the nurse to patient ratio up to California standards?

Nurse to Patient Ratio up to California Standards?

100.0% responded YES

0.0% responded NO

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