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Clinical Nurse - RN, Hospice Skilled Nursing, GH HOSPICE

Job ID: 90868 Date posted: September 14, 2018

  • Sharp HospiceCare
  • Hospice Skilled Nursing
  • RN Jobs
  • Day 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
  • Day Job
  • Sharp HospiceCare
  • Hospice Skilled Nursing

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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
In your role as a hospice Case Manager, you will perform physical assessments, develop the plan of care, obtain physician orders and be the primary resource for your patients. Be able to support family unit and effectively communicate changes in patient status as they occur. Ongoing application of the nursing process, through an interdisciplinary approach, promoting effective end-of-life palliative care. You will have the opportunity to be the nurse in charge of the plan of care from admission through the end of life journey. With a nursing focused model, you will have the opportunity to coordinate with health care providers across the continuum of care.
Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.
Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, LakeView Home in La Mesa, ParkView Home in Del Cerro and BonitaView Home in Bonita, which offer end-of-life patients an alternative to nursing home placement. The homes - staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses - provide a comfortable and supportive environment for up to four patients at one time in each home.
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: Clinical Nurse-RN, Registered Nurse, RN, Hospice, Palliative, Visiting, Job, Jobs
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, Full-time, 8:00am - 4:30pm, working weekends as needed 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing School/Program (RN)
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
  • More than one year of recent acute care hospital and/or relevant RN clinical  experience
  • Strong nursing skills, excellent time management, strong team player, strong interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of nursing process
  • Ability to perform all baseline clinical nursing interventions
  • Proficient use of the electronic medical record, utilizing keyboarding and computer skills
  • Will be working closely with patients and families at end of life
  • Excellent problem solving skills and a strong desire to "make a difference." 
  • Fluent knowledge of English, both verbal and written
  • Ability to serve San Diego County
  • Desire to work with end-of-life care

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