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Nurse Practitioner - NP, Intake, Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Job ID: 97977 Date posted: September 11, 2019

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Intake
  • Evening Job
  • Full-Time

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This Nurse Practitioner provides/enhances patient care based on advanced nursing practice principles in area of area of psychiatry and behavioral health at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.  This position is part of a psychiatric liaison team that reports to the Director of Behavioral Health. The position is responsible for the psychiatric evaluation and assessment of patients in the Emergency Department. Dispositions to the appropriate level of care are completed in consultation with a psychiatrist on call as well as the Emergency Department physician
The position is located in a 500+bed acute care facility that includes a 46 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit.  The Intake Department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital performs clinical assessment and patient evaluations in the Emergency Department and facilitates patient admission to the Behavioral Health Unit.  The appropriate level of care and dispositions from the ED are done in consultation with a psychiatrist on call as well as the Emergency Department physician.  The Sharp Grossmont Behavioral Health team consists of a dedicated staff of experienced professionals who care for the patient from admission through discharge.  The team includes nurses, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage family therapists, psychiatrists, pharmacists and case managers.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region. 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.
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour Evening shift, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; every other weekend
Full-time position
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • MSN degree or equivalent Health Care degree
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current unencumbered California NP certification
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC)
  • DEA Controlled Substance Registration
  • Prior experience as a NP in the acute care setting
  • One year NP experience 
  • Three to Five years’ acute care RN experience in specialty (Psych/Behavioral Health) highly desired
  • Current San Diego County certification for involuntary holds (or obtained within specified period from date of hire if candidate does not currently have certification)
  • Crisis Prevention Training (CPI Training)
  • Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Keywords: 97977, 96306, 93437


  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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