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Nursing Specialist II - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77252 Date posted 11/12/2016
Requisition ID: 77252
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Surgery
  • Category: Specialty Nurse Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Sign-on/Relocation Bonus may be considered
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour variable day shift, typically 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, but may vary depending on department needs.  Weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current, unencumbered California RN license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider
  • Master's degree, but may consider BSN degree if currently enrolled in Master’s program 
  • 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
  • Specialty Certification

This Nursing Specialist II position is with the Surgery Service department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.  The 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.   The Nursing Specialist II will also assume the responsibilities of charge nurse and preceptor for new graduates and new orientees to the unit and will demonstrate leadership skills to positively influence the practice of others.  Responsibilities include providing expert direct patient care and integrating care with the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate patient access to needed resources from pre-admission to discharge.  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 Surgery service at Sharp Grossmont Hospital has 12-OR suites and performs all inpatient surgical specialties including Open Heart and DaVinci Robotic Surgery. Its Total Joint Replacement program is nationally recognized.  Join our highly skilled and efficient team with the challenge of a fast paced surgical department that performs 650-700 surgeries/month.
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 of the 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: 77252, Nursing Specialist II, Nursing Educator, Leadership, Surgery, OR, RN, Nurse
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