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Per Diem RN II - Hospital

Job ID: 95453 Date posted: May 03, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Non-Invasive Cardio
  • Weekend
  • Per Diem

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

Responsibilities

Summary
The Per Diem RN II will work independently to perform 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.
Non-Invasive Cardiology is a busy department that is accountable for a variety of  procedures including: Exercise and Pharmaceutical Stress Testing, TEE’s with moderate sedation or with anesthesia, Cardioversions and Implantable Cardiac Event Recorders. Procedures may be scheduled in different areas of the hospital or at the Outpatient Surgery Center. In addition, we work closely with the Echo department providing stress echo’s, image enhancer and bubble studies.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community.  Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program.  The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer treatment.

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County

 

Hours

Weekends only, 8-hour shift: 7:00am-3:30pm

PD-II requires a minimum of six (6) 8-hour shifts during each 4-week schedule 

 

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Education as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN)
  • Current unencumbered California RN licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association 
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical RN experience  
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in the ICU strongly preferred
  • Strong critical thinking skills strongly preferred
  • Prior ED or Trauma experience with STEMI experience
  • Excellent 12-lead skills with the ability to recognize arrhythmias at a glance strongly preferred
  • Ability to function autonomously, respond and direct care in the presence of life threatening arrhythmias strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of moderate sedation practice and post-anesthesia recovery
  • Bilingual in (English/Spanish)
Essential Physical Requirements may be discussed during interview.
 
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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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