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Advanced Clinician - RN

Job ID: 84652 Date posted: December 01, 2017

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Emergency Department (CCTA)
  • RN Jobs
  • Night Job
  • Full-Time

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.

  • Full-Time
  • Night Job
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Emergency Department (CCTA)

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Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Responsibilities

Summary

This position is for Station E only located in the Emergency Room

The Advanced Clinician serves as a role model for professional behavior and participates on improvement committees. They will assume the responsibility of resource role and teaching role and the responsibilities of Charge Nurse and Preceptor for New Graduates and/or new orientees to unit. The Advanced Clinician transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice as well as applies the knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve outcomes for the department, hospital, organization and community.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Emergency Room department is one of the most technologically advanced of its kind. We are the busiest community emergency department in San Diego County seeing more than 90,000 patients a year treating a diverse population. We have also been designated by the county as a STEMI center, due to implementation of new cardiac protocols meeting county and national guidelines for treating acute MI patients. Additionally, we have achieved stroke center status due to our focus on providing expeditious diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. We have a helipad that receives patients with medical emergencies, such as snake bites, heat stroke, and heart attacks, from our rural cachement area. Currently, we run 43 acute care beds 24 hours a day, plus 21 minor care and observation beds that are open during high volume hours. Opportunities for growth include MICN, advanced clinician, clinical lead and our new ICU/ED rotation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Essential Physical Requirements may include

  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation/Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Kneeling
  • Climbing
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
  • Additional physical requirements of position 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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

    Keywords:  Advanced Clinical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, ED

Location

This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

 

Hours

12-hour, Night shift; 7:00 pm  – 7:30 am ; including every other weekend
This is full-time position, (.9): 72 hours/per pay period

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • Two to three years adult Emergency Room clinical nurse experience in an Acute Care setting
  • Able to demonstrate professional skills, departmental competencies necessary to be a practitioner/consultant/mentor

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current PALS certification
  • Current CEN certification
  • Current TNCC certification
  • NIHSS Certification (Must have within first 90 days of employment)

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Sharp Grossmont Hospital

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  • Mike Froeberg

    “Sharp's commitment to being the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care — essentially to be excellent in every way — is really attractive to me. I have the resources, support and training that I need to be the best nurse I can be.”

    — Mike, Advanced Clinician, Emergency Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital
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