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Clinical Nurse - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77431 Date posted 11/24/2016
Requisition ID: 77431
  • Facility: Sharp HospiceCare
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Hospice Transitions Program
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 5 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, 8:00am - 5:00pm, full-time (1.0), weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing School/Program (RN)
  • Current unencumbered CA Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Three years recent Acute Care Medical Surgical nursing experience with strong Med/Surg skills
  • Strong assessment and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Excellent time management, problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and good case management skills
  • Strong computer competency and keyboarding skills
  • Ability to establish strong collaborative relationships with physicians
  • Ability and desire to work with patients experiencing progressive chronic illness
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Palliative care and Hospice experience
  • Case Management experience

Summary
The Clinical Nurse - RN will integrate care with the multidisciplinary team to provide aggressive in home consultative palliative care for the management of chronic progressive diseases and advanced illness management. The Clinical Nurse RN is an integral part of the team with the opportunity to practice evidence-based care and utilize the nursing care process in a collaborative environment. This position independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care of patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, according to unit’s standard of care. We are looking for qualified nurses to share our vision of holistic patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.
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 “pre-hospice” home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia.
Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, Lake View Home in La Mesa and Park View Home in Del Cerro, which offer end-of-life patient’s an alternative to nursing-home placement. The homes — staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses — offer a comfortable and supportive environment for up to four patients at one time in each home.
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)
  • 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, Clinical Nurse-RN, Registered Nurse, RN, Hospice, Transitions
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