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Clinical Nurse - RN, SNF - Certified (West Wing), SCVMC

Job ID: 95738 Date posted: May 24, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • SNF - Certified (West Wing)
  • Variable
  • Part-Time

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The Clinical Nurse – RN will provide direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families. The Clinical Nurse - RN will provide safe routine nursing care and perform established nursing procedures for adult and geriatric residents/patients in a Skilled Nursing environment. 

The Clinical Nurse – RN position is at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in the SNF-Certified West Wing.

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 will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:

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

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.



This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County






8-hour shift, Part-time, variable, working every other weekend




Required Skills and Qualifications



  • Graduate of a Nursing School
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
  • More than one (1) year of clinical experience. RNs with less than 12 months experience will complete the New Grad requirements
  • 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


    Preferred Skills and Qualifications



  • Knowledge of OBRA and Title 22 Regulations 


  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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