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Advanced Clinician - RN

Job ID 81807 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Emergency Department
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 3 PM
  • Shift End Time: 3:30 AM
Bonus
Applicant may be eligible for Relocation Reimbursement up to $2500
Sharp employee may be eligible for $1000 employee referral bonus

 

Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

 

Hours

12-hour, Evening shift; 3:00 pm  – 3:30 am; including every other weekend
This is full-time position, (.9): 72 hours/per pay period

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Three to five years current Emergency Room clinical nurse experience
  • Demonstrates advanced competencies in all areas of the unit skills
  • Demonstrates leadership skills, which allow the nurse to positively influence the practice of others
  • Demonstrates expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Summary

This position is for the Emergency Department at the Sharp Memorial Hospital.  The Advanced Clinician serves as a role model for professional behavior and participates on improvement committees. They will assume the responsibility of resource role and teaching role and the responsibilities of Charge Nurse and Preceptor for New Graduates and/or new orientees to unit. The Advanced Clinician transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice as well as applies the knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve outcomes for the department, hospital, organization and community.

The  Emergency and Trauma Center, the largest and most modern in San Diego is designed to reduce stress and waiting time. By increasing the size of treatment and waiting areas by nearly 300 percent, patients and families have a more comfortable emergency experience. As one of five adult trauma centers in San Diego County, the new center has 52 beds, including 4 trauma beds to serve the community. Sharp Memorial Hospital becomes first in San Diego to receive prestigious ‘Lantern’ Award for Emergency Services. The Lantern Award, bestowed by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), recognizes emergency departments that exemplify exceptional and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-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 and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

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 Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

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
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Kneeling
  • Climbing 1-2 steps or greater
  • 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 of 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: Advanced Clinician, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, ED

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