The New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program at UC San Diego Health is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.
The program is multi-faceted and designed to support our New Grads with a comprehensive transition-to-practice experience through enhanced clinical learning, encouragement of peer to peer support, as well as an introduction to the professional development resources UC San Diego Health offers. The program includes:
Educational opportunities include reduced program fees in continuing education courses offered by https://extension.ucsd.edu/. Your UC benefits will pay two-thirds of your education and graduate work undertaken at our sister campuses at UCLA, UCI and UCSF Schools of Nursing.
As part of the University of California, UC San Diego offers one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the San Diego area. You can choose from a variety of health, dental and vision plan options for eligible employees and family members. Includes three weeks of paid vacation, an average of twelve days of sick leave, 80 hours of paid education hours and thirteen paid holidays a year for full-time employees.