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ALS Nurse - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 73677 Date posted 05/18/2016
Requisition ID: 73677
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: NICU
  • Category: Specialty Nurse Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
12-hour shift, 7pm-7:30am
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current NRP certification
  • Two (2) years of ALS RN experience in a Level III NICU
  • Experience in stabilizing and transporting sick neonates
  • Experience in PICC line, Peripheral Arterial Line, UAC, UVC, chest tubes, and resuscitation
  • Strong leadership experience such as a charge or shift nurse
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • RNC certified in NICU

Summary
The Advanced Life Support (ALS) RN is recognized as a leader of bedside nursing care  in the NICU who provides high quality care to improve outcomes for NICU patients and their families by promoting clinical excellence and improving patients' quality of life. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Supports a collaborative practice culture with emphasis on safety, patient-centered care, communication, accountability, shared decision making, nursing education, and evidence-based practice while recognizing the value and meaning of nursing’s contribution within an interdisciplinary model.
Nationally ranked in the top 10th percentile for patient satisfaction in maternal/infant health services by Press Ganey, The Women's Health Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers comprehensive services for women at all stages of life.  We are dedicated to providing a healing, family-centered environment for women and newborn infants.  Our level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has 24-beds allowing for specialized stabilization and management of high-risk and premature infants; recently expanded services include medical management of infants requiring ventilator support.
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
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/pull over 100 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 Life Support Nurse, RN, NICU
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