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Nursing Specialist II - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76223 Date posted 09/23/2016
Requisition ID: 76223
  • Facility: Sharp HealthCare
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Diabetes Services - GH/CV
  • Category: Specialty Nurse Jobs
  • Job Status: Part-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.6
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour variable day shift; weekend coverage 1-2 Saturdays/month
Part-time position (0.6 FTE)
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current, unencumbered California RN license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider
  • BSN degree and/or enrolled in a Master’s Program with relevance to nursing practice
  • Two years or more of recent pertinent clinical experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with online computer systems (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Effective interpersonal skills: verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving and the use of critical thinking skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

This part-time Diabetes Nursing Specialist II position is with the Diabetes Service Line at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.  The Diabetes Nursing Specialist II demonstrates advanced competencies in all areas of unit skills, serves as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees and assumes responsibility of the resource/educator role.     Responsibilities include provision of expert direct patient education, and staff development and education. The Nursing Specialist II demonstrates expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff and mentors others to improve clinical practice.  The Nursing Specialist II recognizes inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential complications and applies knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve outcomes for unit, department, hospital, organization and community.   The position includes participation in the process of evidence-based research utilization and serving as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees.
The Diabetes Service Line at Sharp Grossmont Hospital is staffed by a Diabetes Nurse Educator and Diabetes Nursing Specialists.  The Service Line actively collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams including Nursing Leadership, Pharmacy, Nutrition Services, and Physicians at Sharp Grossmont Hospital and across Sharp Healthcare System.  The Diabetes Service Line at Sharp Grossmont Hospital participates in the Society of Hospital Medicine for Glycemic Control project and is actively involved within Sharp HealthCare in several Glycemic Management initiatives.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 500+ 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:
  • 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 may be discussed at the 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: 76223, 74172, Nursing Specialist II, Nursing Educator, Leadership, Diabetes, CDE, RN, Nurse, Nursing Jobs
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