Lead Clinical Nurse - RNSend to my Email Email a friend Job ID 72449 Date posted 03/24/2016
Requisition ID: 72449
- Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
- City: La Mesa
- Department: Telemetry 4E
- Category: Nursing Management Jobs
- Job Status: Full-Time
- Shift: Night Job
- FTE: 0.9
- Shift Start: 7 PM
- Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
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Sharp employees are eligible for a $1,000 employee referral bonus
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
12-hour shift: 7:00 pm - 7:30 am; including every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate of an accrediated Nursing School/Program (RN)
- Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
- Current unencumbered CA Registered Nursing License
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Two years' recent Acute Care Progressive Care/Telemetry Unit RN experience
- EKG interpretation skills
- Demonstrates progressive leadership skills
- Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Effective interpersonal, leadership, and customer service skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
- PCCN certification
The Clinical Nurse Lead - RN position offers great opportunity to widen one's horizon in clinical competencies and nursing leadership. This role is dynamic and offers flexibility and opportunity for teaching, mentoring and leadership. This position demonstrates clinical competence and positive leadership and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for a candidate who is motivated to participate in quality improvement unit activities, coach staff in compliance with behavior standards, enhancement of clinical performance and oversee daily operation of the department.
4-East is a 37-bed Surgical-Cardiac Progressive Care Unit. We are a dynamic group of nurses and medical professionals who are committed to providing the highest quality of care and respect to a culturally diverse patient population with the use of evidence-based practice. We care for patients with a variety illnesses, which include congestive heart failure, renal failure and respiratory disease processes that require cardiac monitoring. We are the specialty floor for CAPD, peripheral ultrafiltration (PUF) , hemodialysis and surgical flap for reconstructive surgery. The teamwork on our unit is achieved through a diverse staff, which includes new graduates as well as staff that have over 30 years of experience. The leadership team is dedicated to mentoring staff to achieve their professional goals, fostering collegial physician/nurse relationship and supporting the staff to achieve positive patient experiences. 4-East PCU has received the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence which is a designation conferred by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to Progressive Care Units demonstrating clinical excellence.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 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
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Flexing/Extending (neck)
- Fine Manipulation / Pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Reaching above shoulder level
- 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.
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