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Clinical Nurse - RN, PCU Heart Failure, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

Job ID: 103891 Date posted: July 31, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • IMCU-DOU 2 (5E)
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

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  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-Centered
  • Critical Thinker

Responsibilities

Summary

The Clinical Nurse RN is an integral part of the team with the opportunity to practice evidence-based care and utilize the nursing care process in a collaborative environment. This position independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care of patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, according to unit’s standard of care. We are looking for qualified nurses to share our vision of holistic patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.

PCU Heart Failure 5E is a 44 bed unit at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. The unit focuses on Heart Failure but can also care for a wide variety of cardiac patients who need continuous cardiac monitoring. Patient population includes, but is not limited to, myocardial infraction, chest pain, unstable angina, cath lab, angioplasty, hypertension, diabetes, and renal failure. The nursing staff is skilled in critical care nursing techniques and an intermediate level of observation of patients that typically includes an assessment of vital signs and other physiological indicators every 4 hours.

This brand new unit launches our journey to care for South Bay’s Heart Failure population. Our goal is focused on education and prevention of readmissions for our designated patient population.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment, and an extraordinary level of care. 

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. The new hospital tower is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower includes seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital. 

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes: 

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen 

On the main floors, patients receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology, and more. A versatile hybrid operating room can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital is an indoor/outdoor café featuring panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County

 
Hours

Full-time; 12 hour day shift; 7:00 am - 7:30 pm; including every other weekend

 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of Nursing School
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year recent Acute Care Medical Surgical/Telemetry/IMCU-DOU/Progressive Care RN experience
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
 
 

Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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  • Committed to excellence in all that we do
  • Built to be supportive and educational — a place where employees can grow and thrive
  • A positive, compassionate, friendly and team-oriented atmosphere
  • Thankful for the contributions and hard work of others, and praising their accomplishments
  • Committed to creating a safe environment for those we serve
  • Celebrate diversity, recognizing that our unique differences create a stronger whole

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