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Clinical Nurse - RN/PCU Stroke 4T / Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center / Night Shift / Full-time / $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for External candidates / $2,500 Employee Referral Bonus / External

Job ID JR_113871 Date posted 12/28/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Night
  • Regular
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Overview

At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

Success Profile

Wondering what qualities it takes to be a successful nursing professional at Sharp? View some of the traits we’re looking for below.

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

We are Sharp

Our Mission and Values

At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.

We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.

Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.

Benefits

  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness
    programs

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance
    program

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement
    plans

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details

Hours

Shift Start Time:

7 PM

Shift End Time:

7:30 AM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

Every Other

On-Call Required:

No

What You Will Do

To provide direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families.

Summary

PCU Stroke 4T is a 32-bed stroke designated department at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center (SCVMC). Patient population includes stroke, cardiac, S/P coronary angiography patients, and critical drip protocols patients. The unit
focuses on patients that need continuous cardiac monitoring for myocardial infraction, chest pain, unstable angina, vents, hypertension, percutaneous coronary intervention, diabetes and renal failure. Nursing staff are skilled in critical care nursing techniques, and an intermediate level of observation of patients that are typically includes assessment of vital signs and other physiological indicators for 4 hours.

Hours

Full-time; 12-hour shift; 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM; including every other weekend

Bonus

Qualified external candidates may be eligible for Sign On Bonus of $5,000

Sharp employee may be eligible for Employee Referral Bonus of $2,500


Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of nursing school
  • One year clinical experience (RNs with less than 12 months experience will complete the new grad requirements)
  • California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • One year recent Acute Care Medical Surgical/Telemetry/PCU/LTAC/SNF/Post-Acute RN experience


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care for patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, and according to unit's standards of care. Performs safe nursing care for patients in more complex situations with some assistance and supervision. Demonstrates competency in all areas of the unit skills and some advanced skills. May teach some skills competencies. Coordinates patient care administered by other members of the care team. May assume the responsibility of relief charge nurse and may assist with preceptorship/professional development of new nurses and students. Uses common equipment and medications safely in the practice setting and consults others when unfamiliar. Recognizes inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential complications. Demonstrates consistent organization and prioritization of workload; confident management of emergency situations. Participates in quality improvement initiatives. Complies with all regulatory and accreditation standards. Demonstrates professional behavior through participation in unit activities and committees as appropriate. Delegates/assigns and communicates expectations for care delivery processes to each member of the team. Teaches skills as necessary. Coordinates patient care administered by other members of the nursing staff. Utilizes a variety of teaching/coaching strategies to assist family through disease process/experience. Promotes clinical effectiveness, efficient use of resources, and quality care in practice setting. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. Demonstrates complex problem solving and the use of critical thinking skills.

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 or any other protected class.

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing

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