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Advanced Clinician - RN; Wound Healing Sharp Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 106425 Date posted: November 21, 2020

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Wound Healing
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time

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  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-Centered
  • Critical Thinker

Responsibilities

Summary

The Advanced Clinician will provide education/consultation to clinical nurses and medical staff to promote excellence in nursing practice and patient outcomes in the areas of wound management, pressure ulcer prevention and ostomy care.

Sharp HealthCare wound healing programs provides comprehensive care to patients until healing for either chronic or slow-healing wounds. Sharp Memorial Hospital wound healing services see patients on an inpatient basis by physician referral. Inpatient wound healing services offered by Sharp Memorial Hospital involve a collaborative process between primary care providers and referring physicians to provide comprehensive and advanced wound treatment. The center staff include certified wound, ostomy and continence (CWON) nurses who serve as wound healing/ostomy experts to nursing staff, physicians and multi-disciplinary teams.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, person-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, CA (San Diego County)

 
Hours

Day Shift; 8 hour shifts; Part-time: 6 shifts per pay period;  Monday – Friday 0745 – 1615; Saturday, Sunday, Holidays 0700 – 1530; including every other weekend

 

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of Nursing School/Program
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current AHA BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Two years recent, pertinent clinical experience as defined by the NCBA
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Certification as a Wound Ostomy Nurse(WOCN)
  • Acute Care (Hospital) experience
  • Demonstrates advanced competencies in all areas of the unit skills
  • Serves as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees
  • Assumes the responsibility of resource role and teaching role
  • Demonstrates leadership skills, which allow the nurse to positively influence the practice of others
  • Provides expert direct patient (wound) care and integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patient outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff
  • Demonstrates complex problem solving and the use of critical thinking
  • May participate in the process of evidence-based research utilization
  • Serves as a role model for professional behavior through participation in committees

 

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Culture/Values

  • Committed to excellence in all that we do
  • Built to be supportive and educational — a place where employees can grow and thrive
  • A positive, compassionate, friendly and team-oriented atmosphere
  • Thankful for the contributions and hard work of others, and praising their accomplishments
  • Committed to creating a safe environment for those we serve
  • Celebrate diversity, recognizing that our unique differences create a stronger whole

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