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Nursing Assistant - Short Stay/SAFE 4E, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

Job ID 113611 Date Posted 10/12/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Short Stay/SAFE Unit
  • Night Job
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities

Summary

The Nursing Assistant collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse and delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care. The Nursing Assistant contributes to overall unit functions.

Sharp Chula Vista’s Short Stay/SAFE 4E is a 44-bed unit that shares the patient population of short stay telemetry/medical/with outpatient orders. This unit offers an opportunity to work in collaboration with our current Specialized Adult Focused Environment (SAFE) unit patient population (11 existing beds), providing care for short-stay patients focused on limited diagnoses and treatment within a short timeframe. We are looking for nursing staff that is motivated to learn, able to prioritize care, and attend the needs of the patients.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 449-bed hospital campus with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A designated Magnet and Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and offers 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 has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. In January 2020, they opened a next-generation hospital tower, the first new hospital in the South Bay in more than 40 years. The new hospital tower combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve.

As part of Planetree designation, the hospital tower includes:

  • 106 all-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms, including the South Bay’s only hybrid procedure room
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean and mountain views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a proud recipient of the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care. Magnet distinction is one of the highest forms of recognition of nursing excellence. It’s a testament to the countless contributions of our nurses — in collaboration with other team members — to quality patient care through innovations in nursing practice. With fewer than 562 Magnet-recognized hospitals worldwide, this recognition signals to our patients, community and the world that the nurses of Sharp Chula Vista are truly best-in-class.

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County

 

Hours

Full Time 8-hour Night shift, 11:00pm - 7:30am including every other weekend

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS)
  • Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills
  • Ability to perform all baseline resident/patient care skills under the guidance of Licensed Nurse
  • Effective interpersonal skills

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year recent experience in geriatric setting OR One-year recent experience in an acute care hospital
  • Comparable to certified nursing assistant course
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

 

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.

 

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