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Lead Clinical Nurse - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75779 Date posted 09/02/2016
Requisition ID: 75779
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Surgery
  • Category: Nursing Management Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Applicant may be eligible for a $5000 sign on/relocation bonus.
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County.
The city of La Mesa has so many different hidden treasures that you really need to seek out. The La Mesa Trolley Station, gives commuters easy access to shopping and restaurants. There is also a very excellent culture in the “village” area.  It truly has a homey, small-town feel.  La Mesa is also one of the area's best hiking and recreation spots, from light walks to expert climbs.  La Mesa is the hidden jewel that needs to be discovered.
Full-Time; 8 hour variable shift, with weekend and weekday call requirements 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Current CPR certification
  • Two to five years' of recent Main OR Heart and Vascular surgery experience required in an acute setting
  • Recent Open Heart OR experience
 Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Cardiac scrub experience
  • Current ACLS certification

This Heart and Vascular Clinical Lead position is the clinical expert for cardiac and vascular specialty services and will be responsible for the coordination of those specialties, including mentoring and education. This position will be instrumental in the planning, coordination, and development of the new Heart and Vascular Center. Join the highly skilled and efficient team with the challenge of a fast paced surgical department that performs 650 surgeries/month.
The Surgery Department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital has 12-OR suites and performs all inpatient surgical specialties including Open Heart and DaVinci Robotic Surgery. This position is an opportunity for an RN to join the Clinical Lead team in the OR.  Additionally, Sharp will be opening a new state-of-the-art Heart and Vascular center in 2018 to include 4 new ORs (1 general, 1 endovascular, and 2 hybrid) and 4 new cath labs.
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 practice. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Sharp HealthCare is a 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, the nation's highest Presidential honor for organizational performance excellence. Sharp is the first health care provider in California and the eighth in the nation to receive this recognition.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk and neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/extending (neck)
  • Gripping/grasping
  • Fine manipulation/pinching
  • Reaching below/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:  Cardiac Lead Clinical Nurse, OR
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