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Nurse Practitioner - NP

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76988 Date posted 10/28/2016
Requisition ID: 76988
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Intake
  • Category: Advanced Practice Nursing Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 12 PM
  • Shift End Time: 8 PM
Sharp employees are eligible for a $1000 employee referral bonus
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour PM shift, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • MSN degree or equivalent Health Care degree
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current unencumbered California NP license
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification (NP-C)
  • Current BLS
  • Furnishing number and DEA license (must be obtained within specified period from date of hire if candidate does not currently have Furnishing # and DEA)
  • Three to Five years’ acute care RN experience in specialty (Psych/Behavioral Health)
  • Current San Diego County certification for involuntary holds (must be obtained within specified period from date of hire if candidate does not currently have certification)
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Prior experience as a NP in the acute care setting
  • Crisis Prevention Training (CPI Training)
  • Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

This full-time Nurse Practitioner position is independent and recognizes the scope of practice for a Nurse Practitioner in California.  The NP will provide and enhance patient care based on advanced nursing practice principles in the 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.
Essential Physical Requirements of position may include:
  • Lifting and carrying of 15 lbs
  • Infrequent lifting of 50 lbs
  • Able to spend 40-50% of the time standing or sitting while working with patients
  • Able to spend 20-30% of time sitting at a desk or computer or listening in meetings
  • Able to speak and hear clearly
  • Able to key at computer terminal
  • Able to grasp, hold and reach in any direction
  • Able to identify and distinguish colors, detect odors and read fine print
  • Able to perform CPR
  • Additional physical requirements may be discussed at time of 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:  76988, Nurse Practitioner, NP, Advanced Practice Nurse, RN, Emergency, ED, Psychiatric, Behavioral Health, Intake, Nursing Jobs, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, San Diego
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